Board of Directors

 

 

John Slosar

John Slosar

Non-Executive Chairman

Appointed in July 2017

Mr Slosar brings strong leadership and international business experience to the Board. He is currently Chairman and a Director of Cathay Pacific Airways Limited and a Director of Air China Limited. He was formerly Chairman of Swire Group and a Director of Swire Properties Limited, HK Aircraft Engineering Co Ltd, Swire Pacific Limited, John Swire & Sons (HK) Ltd and Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited.

He is a graduate of both Columbia University and Cambridge University.

Committee membership

Nomination Committee; Remuneration Committee; Disclosure Committee

 

 

Magomet Malsagov

Chief Executive Officer

Appointed in September 2007

Mr Malsagov has held the position of Chief Executive Officer since founding the business in 2002. He is responsible for the executive management of the Group and also has the responsibility to recommend and to implement the Group’s strategic objectives.

Committee membership

Disclosure; and Treasury Committee

 

 

Rakesh Sinha

Chief Financial Officer

Appointed in July 2016

Mr Sinha is a qualified Chartered Accountant and has 25-years of broad commercial experience. He joined from Unilever PLC, where across his 17 year career he held a number of senior finance and strategic roles in both developed and emerging markets. Prior to joining Unilever, Mr Sinha worked for BHP.

Mr Sinha is a Chemical Engineering graduate from the University of Leeds (UK) and holds an MBA from Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (Netherlands).

Committee membership

Disclosure; and Treasury Committee

 

 

Guy Wollaert

Independent Non-Executive Director

Appointed in July 2015

Guy Wollaert stepped down as a Senior Vice President and Chief Technical and Innovation Officer of The Coca-Cola Company, and member of the executive committee, after a 23 year career. Mr Wollaert previously served as General Manager of the Global Juice Center, where he was responsible for leading various functions including business development and supply chain for its global juice and juice drink operations.

Committee chairmanship

Nomination Committee

Committee membership

Audit Committee; Remuneration Committee

 

 

Mitch Adamek

Independent Non-Executive Director

Appointed in July 2015

Mr Adamek retired from PepsiCo Inc. in 2011 after a 22 years career in both a procurement and human resources role. His last role at PepsiCo was as Chief Procurement Officer. Prior to PepsiCo Inc., he spent six years in human resources leadership positions at USG Corporation. Mr. Adamek is currently a non-executive director of Wayne Farms LLC and the Chairman of Compensation Committee.

Effective March 2019, Mr. Mitch Adamek has also been appointed the designated non-executive director responsible for PureCircle’s workforce engagement in line with provisions of the UK Corporate Governance Code.

Committee chairmanship

Remuneration Committee

Committee membership

Audit Committee; Nomination Committee

 

 

Rosemarie S. Andolino

Non-Executive Director and Advisor to the CEO

Appointed in September 2018

Ms. Andolino is the former Chairman of MAG USA and CEO of International Development for the Manchester Airport Group (MAG) where she oversaw the development of MAG’s North American and global airport services business.

Before joining MAG, Ms. Andolino served as Commissioner of the Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA). As Commissioner she oversaw the management and operation of one of the world’s busiest airport systems. Under her leadership the CDA added 40 new major routes and 12 new international carriers. In addition, she oversaw the $8 billion O’Hare Modernization Program which reconfigured the airports complicated intersecting runways to improve efficiency and enhance the travelers experience.

Ms. Andolino sits on several boards and committees including the U.S. Department of Transportation National Advisory Committee on Travel and Tourism Infrastructure, ISFA, CPM LLC and JDRF Illinois.

She is appointed advisor to the Chief Executive of PureCircle effective from 1 July 2019. Rosemarie advises the CEO on matters relating to the food services industry, Corporate Social Responsibility, branding, as well as government relations and regulatory matters in the USA.

Committee membership

Audit Committee; Remuneration Committee

 

 

John Gibney

Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Appointed in April 2016

A Chartered Accountant, Mr. Gibney had an executive career spanning in excess of 30 years during which he held a variety of operational and financial roles, latterly as Chief Financial Officer at Britvic plc, a role he held for 17 years. John is a Non-Executive Director of Dairy Crest Group plc, a leading British dairy company. He is Dairy Crest’s Audit Committee Chairman designate, and a member of the Audit, Remuneration and Nomination Committees.

Committee chairmanship

Audit Committee

Committee membership

Disclosure Committee

 

 

Ann Marie Scichili

Independent Non-Executive Director

Appointed in September 2018

Ms. Scichili, is a leading business and product development strategist with deep expertise in the fashion industry having worked in countries ranging from the US, Asia and throughout Europe. She is the founder of AMS Design Inc., an international fashion consultancy, since 1992 and Member of Advisory Committee, Consultant at Value Retail PLC since 1994. During a career that spans 30 years, she developed and managed some of the most iconic brands, including Banana Republic, Donna Karen and Lucy Brand Jeans.

She graduated from the University of Texas with a Bachelor of Science and Arts degree. Ann Marie is currently a Non-Executive Director of Global Brands Group Holding Limited.

Committee membership

Audit Committee; Nomination Committee