Board of Directors

 

 

Paul Selway-Swift

Non-Executive Chairman

Appointed in November 2007

Mr Selway-Swift worked with the HSBC Group for 30 years. He was a director of The Hongkong & Shanghai Banking Corporation from 1992 to 1996 and of HSBC Investment Bank plc from 1996 to 1998.

Committee membership

Disclosure; Remuneration; Nomination 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

Nomination; 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, including Finance Director of the Australiasian Ice-cream business, CFO of Unilever Taiwan & Hong Kong and most recently as Chief Financial Officer of Unilever Food Solutions (Latin America, South and Eastern Europe). Prior to joining Unilever, Mr Sinha worked for BHP.

Mr Sinha graduated in Chemical Engineering from the University of Leeds, UK and holds an MBA from Erasmus University, Rotterdam School of Management, 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 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.

Committee chairmanship

Remuneration Committee

Committee membership

Audit Committee

 

 

John Gibney

Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Appointed in April 2016

Mr. Gibney retired as Chief Financial Officer of Britvic plc in April 2016 after a 17 year career. As Chief Financial Officer, he was responsible for a broad portfolio including finance, IT, legal, estates, risk management, procurement and corporate responsibility. Prior to joining Britvic, Mr. Gibney spent 10 years with Bass plc where he held various finance and management roles. Mr. Gibney, is a UK qualified Chartered Accountant.

Committee chairmanship

Audit Committee

Committee membership

Disclosure Committee

 

 

John Slosar

John Slosar

Independent Non-Executive Director

Appointed in July 2017

Mr Slosar, is Chairman of Cathay Pacific Airways Limited, John Swire & Sons (H.K.) Limited, Swire Pacific Limited, Swire Properties Limited and Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Company Limited. He is also a Director of The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited and Air China Limited. He joined the Swire group in 1980 and has worked with the Swire group in Hong Kong, the United States and Thailand. He is a graduate of both Columbia University and Cambridge University.