Rooney joined the Board as a Non‑Executive Director and Senior Independent Director in January 2016. He became Interim Chair of the Corporate Compliance and Responsibility (CCR) Committee in April 2020.
Rooney is a highly experienced retail and fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) executive. Following a career with United Biscuits and then Sara Lee, he joined Greene King PLC in 2001 as Managing Director of its brewery company. He was appointed CEO in 2005 and stepped down from this role last year.
- Chair of Purity Soft Drinks Limited
- Chair of WorldSkills UK
- Chair of Away Resorts