Sir Ian Gibson CBE
Sir Ian joined the Group as Non-Executive Deputy Chairman in September 2007. He was appointed Chairman in March 2008. Sir Ian is Chair of the Board’s Nomination Committee and a member of its Remuneration Committee and Corporate Compliance and Responsibility Committee. He is a Non-Executive Member of the Public Interest Body of the UK firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. Previous Board appointments include Non-Executive Chairman of Trinity Mirror Plc, Chairman of BPB Plc, Deputy Chairman of Asda Group Plc, and a Director of Chelys Limited, GKN Plc, Greggs Plc and Northern Rock Plc. He is also a former member of the Court of the Bank of England. Sir Ian enjoyed a distinguished 30-year career in the motor industry, most recently as President of Nissan Europe.
Dalton joined the Group as Chief Executive in March 2010. He is a member of the Board’s Nomination Committee and Corporate Compliance and Responsibility Committee. Prior to joining Morrisons, Dalton was Chief Operating Officer of Loblaw Companies Limited, Canada’s largest food distributor and a leading provider of general merchandise, pharmacy and financial products and services. Prior to that position, he was Chief Executive of Irish department store group, Brown Thomas. Between 1998 and 2005 he worked for Walmart’s international divisions holding a range of commercial positions, rising to Chief Operating Officer in Germany. Dalton started his career as a Store Manager in New Zealand with Jardine Matheson and was later Regional Director of the company’s Spanish supermarket division.
Group Finance Director
Trevor joined the Group in June 2009 as Commercial and Operations Finance Director. In June 2011 he became Finance Director Corporate and took responsibility for the Company’s productivity programmes. Trevor joined the Board as Group Finance Director on 10 April 2013. Prior to joining Morrisons he worked for Tesco in a number of roles until his appointment as UK Property Finance Director in 2006 and subsequently UK Planning and Reporting Finance Director. Trevor began his career with Arthur Andersen and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
Philip Cox CBE
Chair of Audit Committee
Philip joined the Group as a Non-Executive Director in April 2009. He is a member of the Audit, Nomination and Remuneration Committees. Philip has been the Chief Executive Officer of International Power Plc since 2003, he will retire from this position on 30 April 2013. Philip is a Non-Executive Director of Meggitt Plc and will be appointed as a Non-Executive Director of PPL Corporation with effect from 1 April 2013. He was a Non-Executive Director at Wincanton Plc from 2001 to 2009, having chaired their Audit Committee from 2001 to 2008 and was Chair of their Remuneration Committee from 2008. His previous Board positions were as Chief Financial Officer at Siebe Plc.
Richard Gillingwater CBE
Non Executive Director
Richard is a member of the Audit, Nomination, Remuneration and Corporate Compliance and Responsibility Committees. Richard is currently the Chairman of CDC Group and the Senior Independent Director of Hiscox Ltd, Helical Bar Plc and SSE Plc. He is a Trustee of the British Council, and a member of the advisory boards of TheCityUK and of the Association of Corporate Treasurers. He will also become Chairman of Henderson Group plc in May. He was previously the Dean of Cass Business School, CEO and then Chairman of the Shareholder Executive and Joint Head of Global Corporate Finance at BZW. He has been a non-executive Director of P&O, Debenhams, Tomkins, Qinetiq Group and Kidde.
Penny Hughes CBE
Chair of the Corporate Compliance and Responsibility Committee
Penny joined the Group as a Non-Executive Director in January 2010. She is a member of the Audit, Nomination, Remuneration and Corporate Compliance and Responsibility Committees. With effect from March 2011, Penny was appointed as Chair of the Corporate Compliance and Responsibility Committee. Penny is currently a Non-Executive Director of The Royal Bank of Scotland Plc and a trustee of the British Museum. Penny’s previous experience includes 10 years with Coca-Cola GB and Ireland and various Non-Executive roles including Body Shop International Plc, GAP Inc, Reuters Plc, Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken, Trinity Mirror Plc, Vodafone Plc, Home Retail Group Plc and Cable and Wireless Worldwide Plc.
Johanna Waterous CBE
Chair of the Remuneration Committee
Johanna joined the Group as a Non-Executive Director in February 2010. She is a member of the Audit, Nomination, Remuneration and Corporate Compliance and Responsibility Committees. Johanna was appointed as Chair of the Remuneration Committee with effect from March 2011. She is currently a Non-Executive Director of RSA Group Plc, Chairman of Sandpiper CI, a Non- Executive Director and Senior Independent Director of Rexam Plc and a Non-Executive Director of Shoppers Drug Mart Corporation, as well as being an Operating Partner of Duke Street LLP. Her previous experience includes 22 years with McKinsey & Co, London, ultimately as Co-Leader of the firm’s Global Marketing and Sales Practice. She is a Non-Executive Director of the Kew Foundation and of Kew Enterprises Ltd. Between 1998 and 2006, she was Chairman of Tate Enterprises.
Information correct at 7 May 2013