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Board of directors.

The Board is responsible for the overall management and performance of William Hill, and has two executive and seven non executive directors.

Responsibilities:
Chairman of the Board
Responsibility for best practice corporate governance

Board Committees:
Nomination Committee (Chairman)
Corporate Responsibility Committee
Remuneration Committee

Current Directorships:
Wolseley plc (Chairman)
DS Smith PLC (Chairman)

Former roles:
Chief Executive, Imperial Tobacco Group PLC

Qualifications:
BA

Year of appointment:
September 2010

Responsibilities:
The Group's overall strategic direction, the day-to-day management and profitability of the Group's operations

Board Committees:
Corporate Responsibility Committee

Former roles:
Various roles within William Hill PLC, most recently as Group Director, Operations with responsibility for Retail, Online, William Hill US and William Hill Australia.

Year of appointment:
July 2014

Responsibilities:
Finance, strategic planning and investor relations.

Current directorships:
Pennon Group plc
SIS Holdings (Non executive director)

Former roles:
Finance Director, Bovis Homes Group PLC
Group Finance Controller, Whitbread PLC
Commercial Finance Director, Whitbread Hotels & Restaurants division
Other finance and divisional roles, Whitbread PLC
Consultant, PricewaterhouseCoopers
Finance and project management roles, Reckitt & Colman PLC

Qualifications:
Management Accountant (FCMA)

Year of appointment:
2010

Board committees:
Audit and Risk Management Committee
Corporate Responsibility Committee
Nomination Committee
Remuneration Committee

Current directorships:
EnServe Group Ltd. (Chairman)
Mainstream Renewable Power Ltd. (Chairman)
Willis Group Holdings plc (Non-executive Director)

Other organisations:
Chairman, Energy Futures Lab
Senior Adviser, Credit Suisse Group
Chairman, HM Government Apprenticeship Ambassadors Network
Visiting Fellow, Oxford University

Former roles:
Chairman, Compass Group plc
Chairman, Plymouth Argyle Football Club
Chairman, Manchester United plc
Chief Executive, Centrica plc
Group Finance Director, British Gas plc
Executive Director, General Electric Company plc
Chief Operating Officer, Northern Telecom

Year of appointment:
February 2014

Board Committees:
Audit and Risk Management Committee
Corporate Responsibility Committee (Chairman)
Nomination Committee
Remuneration Committee

Current Directorships:
Johnston Press PLC (Chief Executive)
BAFTA (Member)
British Film Institute (Director)

Former roles:
Managing Director and Vice President, Microsoft UK
CEO, Project Kangaroo – the proposed three way joint venture between the BBC, ITV and Channel 4
Director, New Media & Technology
Member of executive board and management board, BBC
Managing Director, Flextech Interactive Limited

Qualifications:
Chartered Information Engineer (CEng)
Fellow of Royal Society of Arts (FRSA)
BSc (Hons) Business Computing Systems (II i)
The City University Business School, London

Year of appointment:
2008

Board Committees:
Audit and Risk Management Committee (Chairman)
Remuneration Committee
Nomination Committee

Current Directorships:
Berendsen plc (Non executive director)
Michael Page International plc (Non executive director)

Former roles:
Non Executive Director, Cable & Wireless Worldwide plc
Chief Executive, Taylor Nelson Sofres PLC
Chief Operating Officer, Taylor Nelson Sofres PLC
Group Finance Director, Taylor Nelson Sofres PLC
Group Finance Director, Asprey Plc
Chief Financial Officer, A.C. Nielsen Corporation
Various senior finance roles in Norcros Plc, Federal Express Corporation and KPMG

Qualifications:
Chartered Accountant

Year of appointment:
1 April 2011

Board Committees:
Remuneration Committee
Corporate Responsibility Committee
Nomination Committee

Current Directorship:
Big Yellow Group PLC (Non executive director)
McColl's Retail Group plc (Non executive director)

Former roles:
Managing Director of Regionals, Trinity Mirror
Managing Director of Wallpaper Group, IPC Media
Managing Director of IPC Advertising, IPC Media
Sales Director, IPC Magazines
Various sales and advertisement roles, Express Newspapers

Qualifications:
BSc (Hons)

Year of appointment:
November 2011

Board Committees:
Remuneration Committee (Chairman)
Audit and Risk Committee
Corporate Responsibility Committee
Nomination Committee

Current Directorships:
Now Pensions Ltd. (Trustee)
First Group plc (Non executive director)
Comic Relief (Trustee)
Mothercare plc (Non executive director)
Mitchells & Butlers plc (Non executive director)
Mentoring Foundation (Non executive director)

Former roles:

Board member, Institute of Employment Studies
Commissioner, Workplace Retirement Income Commission
Human Resources Director, J Sainsbury Plc
Human Resource Director, Barclays Bank Plc
Commercial Human Resources Director, Coca Cola & Scheweppes Beverages Ltd

Qualifications:
MSc, Industrial Relations

Year of appointment:
November 2011

 

 

Responsibilities:
Board support, company secretariat, corporate governance and pensions

Former roles:
Head of Governance, Centrica plc
Group Deputy Secretary, RSA Insurance Group plc
Deputy Secretary, Spirent Communications plc

Year of appointment:
2013

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