Richard Bailey, BA, ACA – Chairman
Richard Bailey joined the Board as a non-executive director in November 2002 and in a full time role in November 2009. He was appointed Chief Executive in March 2011. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG and has a BA in Economics from Durham University.
Kevin Wood, MEng, ACA – Finance Director
Kevin Wood joined the Board as Finance Director in March 2010. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Pricewaterhouse Coopers, and has an MEng in Chemical Engineering from Nottingham University. He was previously Finance Director of Accsys Technologies plc and held senior finance roles with Arla Foods, Express Dairies and Lloyds Pharmacy.
Ann Yerburgh, DL
Ann Yerburgh was appointed to the Board in March 1974 and was Chairman from August 2000 until March 2019. She chairs the remuneration committee.
Andrew Stothert was appointed as an independent non-executive director on 1 January 2019. He is the Chief Executive of Brand Vista and one of its founding partners.
Oscar Yerburgh, MA
Oscar Yerburgh was appointed to the Board on 1 June 2016, and represents the wider ownership interests of the Yerburgh family.
Mark Fisher BA (appointed 1 June 2019)
Mark Fisher was appointed as an independent non-executive director on 1 June 2019. He is currently the Chief Development Officer for Merlin Entertainments plc, responsible for their business development, creative and brands organisation.
Susan Woodward, ACIS
Susan Woodward was appointed Company Secretary in December 2004. She joined the company in 1978, and is a qualified Chartered Secretary.