Martin Sutherland
Martin Sutherland

Chief Executive

Martin was appointed as Chief Executive Officer on 13 October 2014. He was previously managing director of BAE Systems Applied Intelligence (formerly Detica). Martin joined Detica in 1996 and has developed considerable understanding and experience of working with government customers around the world. Prior to Detica, Martin worked for Andersen Consulting (now Accenture) and British Telecom.

Martin Sutherland
Helen Willis
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Chief Financial Officer

Helen joined De La Rue as Interim Chief Financial Officer on 16 April 2018, and was subsequently appointed as Chief Financial Officer on 19 July. Helen is a qualified accountant and has a wealth of finance experience, most recently with Premier Farnell PLC, where she held the positions of Chief Financial Officer and Director of Financial Operations between 2014 and 2017, until its acquisition by US parts distributor Avnet in 2017. Her previous experience spans a number of senior finance roles in international manufacturing environments including, among others, AZ Electronic Materials plc.

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Jo Easton
                         	Jo Easton

Group Director of Human Resources

Jo joined De La Rue in May 2013 as HR Director for Solutions and became Group Director of Human Resources in April 2014. Prior to joining De La Rue Jo spent 6 years at Twinings Ovo as Supply Chain Head of HR where she had responsibilities in the UK, China, Poland and India. Previously Jo carried out a wide variety of HR roles at Aviva Healthcare, Zurich Insurance and BT plc which is where she started her career.

 

                         	Jo Easton
Bryan Gray
Bryan Gray

Chief Operating Officer

Bryan Gray joined De La Rue on 19 June 2017 as Chief Operating Officer.  Prior to joining De La Rue Bryan worked for Johnson Controls Inc (JCI).  As Group Vice President for Europe, Bryan was responsible for 39 plants across Russia, EMEA and South Africa. Bryan has extensive operational, manufacturing, supply chain and change experience from a variety of international manufacturing roles with JCI in South Africa, Germany and the UK.

 

Bryan Gray
Ed Peppiatt
Edward Peppiatt

General Counsel and Company Secretary

Ed joined De La Rue as General Counsel and Company Secretary in February 2009. He practised as a corporate/commercial solicitor in the City for a number of years and holds an MBA. His most recent role before joining De La Rue was general counsel and company secretary of the London listed logistics group Christian Salvesen plc.

Edward Peppiatt
Selva Selvaratnam
Selva Selvaratnam

CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER

Selva joined De La Rue in April 2015. Prior to this he was CTO at HID Global, a provider of security identity solutions and part of the ASSA ABLOY group of companies. As an entrepreneur, he was CEO of his own business Panjia Technologies before this, which he sold to ASSA ABLOY. He has considerable experience in driving innovation and product portfolios in an international setting with a focus on delivery.

 

Selva Selvaratnam
Richard Hird
Richard Hird

Chief Commercial Officer

Richard joined De La Rue in March 2015 as Solutions Sales Director after 5 years as Vice President of Sales for Digital Barriers a specialist provider of advanced surveillance technologies to the international homeland security and defence markets. Prior to this Richard held a number of sales leadership roles at Detica, now part of BAE Systems, for 6 years. Richard took on the newly created role of Global Business Development Director within the Customer and Commercial organisation in April 2015. He was appointed as Chief Commercial Officer in September 2015.

 

Richard Hird