Andrew joined the Group as Deputy Chairman and Chairman Elect in October 2014 and became Chairman at the end of January 2015.
Andrew brings significant Board, commercial, retail and leadership experience to the Board. Andrew is a former Executive Director of Tesco plc having spent 15 years on the Main Board, first as Finance and Strategy Director, and latterly as Chief Executive of their Retailing Services business. His early career was with Unilever, Guinness, Laura Ashley and the Burton Group. Andrew was previously the Chairman of Poundland Group PLC, Senior Independent Director of BSkyB PLC and a Non-Executive Director of the Rugby Football Union.
• Chairman of N Brown Group PLC
• Non-Executive Director of Woolworths Holdings Limited
Chief Executive Officer
David joined the Group as Chief Executive Officer on 16 March 2015. He is a member of the Corporate Compliance and Responsibility Committee. David is a vastly experienced
retailer who joined Tesco PLC at the age of 16 and worked there for 39 years. He rose to become CEO of its Ireland business, its UK retail stores business and then CEO of
Tesco Asia. David was also on the Tesco PLC Board from 1998 until he left in 2011. Prior to his appointment as CEO of Morrisons, David held several advisory positions with a number of private equity and consultancy firms and developed his own retail concept to sell general merchandise. He also worked on two extensive retail projects in the UK.
Chief Financial Officer
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 Chief Financial Officer on 10 April 2013. Prior to joining Morrisons, Trevor worked for Tesco PLC 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.
Senior Independent Director
Rooney joined the Board as a Non-Executive Director and Senior Independent Director on 1 January 2016.
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.
• Chief Executive Officer of Greene King PLC
Neil Davidson CBE
Chair of the Corporate Compliance and Responsibility Committee
Neil joined the Board as a Non-Executive Director on 1 October 2015. He became Chair of the Corporate Compliance and Responsibility Committee on 1 January 2016.
Neil has had an extensive career in manufacturing, starting with Northern Foods PLC where he rose to become Managing Director of its milk division. He subsequently became CEO of Express Dairies Plc and then Arla PLC. He is currently Chair of the Youth Sports Trust and has also been a Non-Executive Director of Produce Investments PLC, Persimmon PLC and Northern Recruitment Group PLC.
• Chairman of OptiBiotix Health PLC
Chair of the Audit Committee
Belinda joined the Board as a Non-Executive Director on 1 September 2015. She became Chair of the Audit Committee on 1 January 2016.
Belinda had a career in professional services for over 25 years, where she operated as a senior adviser in corporate finance and strategy. She was a corporate finance partner at Deloitte and Global Head of Merger and Separation Advisory Services until 2010. Belinda serves on the Advisory Group of Audit Committee Chairmen at the Financial Reporting Council and is a member of the Governing Council of the Centre for the Study of Financial Innovation, a not for profit think tank focused on research in Financial Services
• Senior Independent Director and Remuneration Chair of Grainger PLC
• Non Executive Director of Monks Investment Trust PLC
• Non Executive Director of Phoenix Group Holdings (“PGH”)
• Non Executive Director of Schroder Japan Growth Fund PLC
Tony van Kralingen
Tony joined the Board as a Non-Executive Director on 1 September 2017.
Tony has a very broad experience across a number of disciplines including marketing, Supply, Procurement and Manufacturing and Human Resources. Tony served 35 years at SABMiller PLC, 14 of which he was on the Executive Committee. He held a number of positions including, Group Director: Integrated Supply; Chairman and Managing Director: SAB; and Chairman and CEO: Plzensky Prazdroj. He is also currently an Honorary Professor of Global Corporate Strategy at Nottingham University
• Chair of Crown Commercial Services
Paula joined the Board as a Non-Executive Director on 1 January 2016.
Paula has significant experience in commercial, marketing and Supply Chain. Paula is currently Chief Executive of the Post Office, a role she has held since April 2012. Paula joined the Post Office in 2007. Previously she was Group Commercial Director of Whitbread PLC having started her career with Unilever and L’Oréal. Paula has held directorships in sales and marketing with a number of major retailers including Dixons Stores Group and Argos.
• Chief Executive of the Post Office
• Non-Executive Chair of First Rate Exchange Services Limited.
Information correct at 23rd January 2018