Appointment of Maggi Bell - 1 August 2008
Maggi Bell was promoted to Business Development Director with effect from 1 August 2008;
The Board consists of Eric Walters (Non-Executive Chairman); 3 further independent Non-Executive Directors: Martin Bolland (Senior Independent Director), Martina King and Bill Grimsey; and 5 Executive Directors: Paul Pindar (Chief Executive), Gordon Hurst (Group Finance Director and Company Secretary), Simon Pilling (Chief Operating Officer), Maggi Bell (Business Development Director) and Paddy Doyle (Executive Director).
Martin Bolland and Maggi Bell
undertook induction training that was appropriate for their roles and responsibilities during the year.
Accordingly Maggi Bell
will retire and offer herself for election at the Annual General Meeting in 2009.
No person, other than a Director retiring at the meeting, shall be appointed or re-appointed a Director of the Company at any general meeting unless he/she is recommended by the Directors.
No person, other than a Director retiring at a general meeting as set out above, shall be appointed or re-appointed unless between 7 and 35 days' notice, executed by a member qualified to vote on the appointment or re-appointment, has been given to the Company of the intention to propose that person for appointment or re-appointment, together with notice executed by that person of his/her willingness to be appointed or re-appointed.
The Non-Executive Chairman and, where appropriate, the Non-Executive Directors have, following the evaluation process described above, considered the performance of Eric Walters, Gordon Hurst and Maggi Bell
, who are subject to re-election and election at the 2009 Annual General Meeting and are satisfied that they continue to be effective and demonstrate a clear commitment to the role.
1. Maggi Bell was appointed to the Board as an Executive Director on 1 August 2008
Eric Walters, Gordon Hurst and Maggi Bell
will retire at the forthcoming Annual General Meeting and, being eligible, offer themselves for re-election and election.