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Roger Devlin

Chairman

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Roger_Devlin_web.jpg

Responsibilities:

Chairman 
Responsibility for best practice corporate governance

Board committees:

Nomination Committee (Chairman)

Current directorships:

Persimmon PLC (Chairman) 

Former roles:

Chairman, Marston's PLC
Football Association (Senior Independent Director)

Chairman, Sports Information Systems (Holdings) Limited (SIS)
Chairman, Gamesys
Corporate Development Director and Executive Committee member, Hilton Group PLC
Non-executive Director of National Express Group plc
Senior Independent Director of RPS Group plc

Year of appointment:

2018

Ulrik Bengtsson

Chief Executive Officer

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Ulrik Bengtsson 32 Test

Responsibilities:

Group strategy, operational management, leadership of the Executive team

Former roles:

Chief Digital Officer, William Hill
President and CEO, Betsson AB
CEO, Betsson Malta
CEO, Viasat Broadcasting
Deputy CEO, Telenor Mobile

Year of appointment:

Ulrik was appointed CEO on 30 September 2019, having been appointed CEO Designate on 5 September 2019. He joined the Group in April 2018 as Chief Digital Officer.

Matt Ashley

Chief Financial Officer

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Matt Ashley WH BOD

Former roles:

Group Business Development Director – National Express Group PLC
President and CEO – National Express (North America)
Group Finance Director – National Express Group PLC
Director – Deloitte LLP

Year of Appointment:

2020

Mark Brooker

Senior Independent Non-executive Director

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Board committees:

Corporate Responsibility Committee (Chairman)
Nomination Committee
Remuneration Committee
Audit & Risk Management Committee

Current directorships:

AA PLC (Non-executive Director)
Equiniti Group plc (Non-executive Director)

Former roles:

Chief Operating Officer and executive director, Trainline
Executive director and Chief Operating Officer, Betfair Group
Various senior investment banking roles at Morgan Stanley and Merrill Lynch

Year of appointment:

2017 

 

 

Jane Hanson

Independent Non-executive Director

Jane Hanson
Jane Hanson

Board committees:

Audit and Risk Management Committee
Corporate Responsibility

Nomination Committee

Current directorships:

Non-executive Director and Chair of the Board Risk Committee of Direct Line Insurance Group plc

Chairman of The Reclaim Fund Ltd

Honorary Treasurer and Trustee of the Disasters Emergency Committee

Independent Member of the Fairness Committee at ReAssure Ltd.  

Jane is also a Magistrate.

Former roles:

Director of Audit, and Risk and Governance Director, at Aviva plc

Independent Non-Executive Director of Old Mutual Wealth Management Ltd

Senior Independent Director and Chair of the Audit & Risk Committee at Calderdale and Huddersfield Foundation Trust

Year of appointment:

2019

Robin Terrell

Independent Non-executive Director

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Board committees:

Audit and Risk Management Committee (Chairman)
Nomination Committee
Remuneration Committee

Current directorships:

Independent Non-Executive Director of Dart Group PLC

Former roles:

Various roles including Chief Customer Officer Interim Managing Director UK
Group Multichannel Director, Tesco plc

Year of appointment:

2017

Lynne Weedall

Independent Non-executive Director

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Lynn Weedall

Board committees:

Remuneration Committee (Chair)
Corporate Responsibility Committee
Nomination Committee

Current directorships:

Non-executive Director Stagecoach Group plc
Non-executive Director of Treatt Plc

Former roles:

HR director of Selfridges Group
HR director of Dixons Carphone

Non-executive Director and Remuneration Committee chair of Greene King plc

Year of appointment:

2019

Gordon Wilson

Independent Non-executive Director

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Board committees:

Corporate Responsibility Committee
Nomination Committee

Current directorships:

President and CEO of Travelport Worldwide Limited
Chairman, eNett
Member of the executive committee of the World Travel and Tourism Council. 

 

Year of appointment:

2019

 

Simon Callander

General Counsel and Company Secretary

Simon Callander
Simon Callander

Responsibilities:

The provision of legal, regulatory and company secretarial advice and services to the Board and the Executive of William Hill.

Former roles:

Group General Counsel, Company Secretary and Chief of Staff – Superdry Plc

General Counsel and Partnership Secretary – Olswang LLP and then Addleshaw Goddard LLP

General Counsel, Europe – Willis Towers Watson (formerly Watson Wyatt)

Year of appointment:

2020