Board Committees and Terms of Reference

The Board is supported in its functions by the committees listed below.

For the most recent reported year, committee memberships, meeting attendance and the report for each committee is set out in the Corporate Governance section of our annual report which can also be accessed from this page.

The terms of reference for each committee can be downloaded by using the links on the right of this page.

Executive Committee

The Board is supported by the Executive Committee which consists of the Executive Directors and certain senior members of staff. The Executive Committee chairman is Pete Raby, Chief Executive Officer.

Audit Committee

The Audit Committee assists the Board in effectively discharging its responsibilities for financial reporting and corporate control.

The Audit Committee consists of independent non-executive Directors. Rob Rowley (Audit Committee Chairman), Douglas Caster, Helen Bunch and Laurence Mulliez.

Nomination Committee

The Nomination Committee leads the process for Board appointments and makes recommendations to the Board on the appointment of new Directors.

A majority of the members of the Nomination Committee are independent non-executive Directors. Andrew Shilston (Nomination Committee Chairman), Pete Raby, Douglas Caster, Helen Bunch, Laurence Mulliez, and Rob Rowley are the current members of the Nomination Committee.

Remuneration Committee

The Remuneration Committee is responsible for developing Group policy on executive remuneration and for determining, on behalf of the Board, specific remuneration packages for the executive Directors and the Chairman.

Douglas Caster (Remuneration Committee Chairman), Andrew Shilston, Helen Bunch, Laurence Mulliez and Rob Rowley, are the current members of the Remuneration Committee.