Non-Executive Chairman and Chairman of the Nomination Committee
Greg (1947) is non-executive Chairman of UBM plc. He has more than 45 years’ experience in the software and computer services industry, including seven years as Chairman of Kofax plc and four years as Chairman of SurfControl plc. From 1998 to 2000, he was General Manager of IBM’s Global Industrial sector. Greg also served as a member of IBM’s Worldwide Management Council and as a governor of the IBM Academy of Technology.
Chief Executive Officer
Mike (1961) graduated with a degree in Computer Science and Mathematics from East Anglia University in 1983. He joined Computacenter in 1984 as a salesman in the City office. Following appointments in senior roles, he became Chief Executive in December 1994, with responsibility for all day-to-day activities and reporting channels across Computacenter. Mike also led the Company through flotation on the London Stock Exchange in 1998. Mike was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Science from the University of Hertfordshire in 2010.
Group Finance Director
Tony (1958) has been a member of the Institute of Chartered Management Accountants since 1982. He qualified with Semperit (Ireland) Ltd and then worked for five years at Cape Industries plc. He joined Computacenter in 1987 as Financial Controller, rising in 1991 to General Manager of Finance. In 1996, he was appointed Finance and Commercial Director of Computacenter (UK) Limited with responsibility for all financial, purchasing and vendor relations activities. In March 1998 he was appointed Group Finance Director.
Philip (1948) founded Computacenter with Peter Ogden in 1981 and worked for the Company on a full-time basis until stepping down as Executive Chairman in 2001. He was previously a Vice President and Director of the Boston Consulting Group.
Peter (1947) founded Computacenter with Philip Hulme in 1981 and was Chairman of the Company until 1998, when he became a Non-Executive Director. Prior to founding Computacenter, he was a Managing Director of Morgan Stanley and Co.
Non-Executive Director and Audit Committee Chairman
Minnow (1954) is a Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Superdry Plc. He was a Director and chaired the Audit Committee of Tui Travel Plc from 2011 to 2014 and was a member of the Supervisory Board of Tui AG from December 2014 to February 2016. Minnow spent 35 years with Deloitte where he became a Partner in 1985. Minnow’s audit client portfolio included companies within the same sector, and with similar business models, as Computacenter. He is a Chartered Accountant and was a member of the Auditing Practices Board for six years.
DR Ros Rivaz
Ros (1955) is a Non-Executive Director of ConvaTec Group Plc (where she is a member of the Remuneration and Nomination Committees), RPC Group Plc (where she is a member of the Remuneration, Audit & Nomination Committees) , Boparan Holdings Limited (where she is a member of the Audit and Remuneration Committees), and she is a Non-Executive Director on the MOD Defence Equipment and Support Board (where she is also a member of the Remuneration Committee). Ros stepped down from her position as the Deputy Chair of the Council of the University of Southampton after 10 years, where she holds an honorary doctorate. Ros served as the Chief Operating Officer for Smith & Nephew plc and has held senior management positions in global companies including Exxon, Diageo, ICI and Tate & Lyle Group.
Peter (1961) has had a successful 37 year international career in technology encompassing all dimensions of the industry including software, services, systems integration, outsourcing and infrastructure. Over the last 10 years, Peter has held roles such as Chief Sales Officer with Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Chief Client Officer at Logica plc and Executive Vice President, Global Sales and Services with Sun Microsystems Inc. After starting his career at the Home Office, Peter undertook various senior management roles with Aspect Development Inc, Parametric Technology Ltd, IBM (UK) Ltd and ICL plc.
Regine (1955) is a member of the Board of SPIE SA in Cergy and SPIE Deutschland und Zentraleuropa GmbH, a member of the Supervisory Board of Covestro AG and Covestro Deutschland AG and a member of the Supervisory Board of Ceconomy AG. She was previously on the Board of Directors at E.ON SE, a major energy company included in the Eurostoxx 50 index, where she had a broad range of operational responsibilities including for Legal & Compliance, Group Procurement, Group Human Resources and Group IT. Before that, she worked for several years as Vice President, Imaging and Printing Group of HP Germany.
Senior Independent Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Remuneration Committee
Philip (1954) is Chairman of Greene King plc and Equiniti Group plc and a Non-Executive Director of Marshall of Cambridge (Holdings) Limited and Aberdeen Asian Smaller Companies Investment Trust plc. He is also an independent trustee of the Francis Crick Institute. He has chaired a number of private and public companies and has significant previous Executive Management experience in both private equity and public companies, having served as the Chief Executive of 3i Group plc between 2004 and 2009. Prior to this, he was also the Finance Director at Diageo plc, the global drinks group.