Peter Ryan

Non-Executive Chair and Chair of the Nomination Committee

Peter has, since 1980, had a successful 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. Peter is also Chairman of privately held Ocean Technology Group.

Philip Hulme

Founder Non-Executive Director

Philip 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.

Mike Norris

Group Chief Executive Officer

Mike Norris has been Computacenter’s Chief Executive since 1994.

As well as spearheading the Group’s strategy and growth ambitions, he is responsible for ensuring the company delivers value to its customers and shareholders. Mike joined Computacenter’s sales team in 1984 after graduating from university. He went on to hold a number of roles before taking over the management reins in 1994. Mike has a degree in Mathematics and Computer Science from the University of East Anglia and was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Science from Hertfordshire University.

 

Tony Conophy

Group Finance Director

Responsible for all Group financial activities, Tony Conophy has been Computacenter’s Group Finance Director since 1998.

A member of the Institute of Chartered Management Accountants since 1982, Tony  joined Computacenter in 1987 as a Finance Controller. In 1991 he became General Manager of Finance, and in 1996 was appointed Finance and Commercial Director of Computacenter UK., with responsibility for all financial, purchasing and vendor relations activities. In March 1998 he was appointed Group Finance Director.

Peter Ogden

Founder Non-Executive Director

Peter 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.

Dr. Ljiljana Mitic

Independent Non-Executive Director

Ljiljana has more than 25 years’ experience in the IT industry. She was Global Head of financial services and a member of the executive committee at Atos SE, following its takeover of Siemens IT Solutions and Services GmbH, where she headed the worldwide banking and insurance sales business. Ljiljana has also held senior roles at Hewlett-Packard and WestLB AG. Since 2016, she has focused on technology start-ups as a Senior Partner of Impact51 AG. Ljiljana is a non-executive director of Grenke AG, a global financing partner for small and medium-sized companies.

Rene Haas

Independent Non-Executive Director

Rene is a US national. He has over 30 years’ experience in executive and general management, marketing and sales. He is currently a Group President of Arm Limited, the world leader in semiconductor IP and provider of IoT device and data management platforms. Rene leads Arm's Intellectual Property Group and is an Executive Committee Member. Prior to his current role, Rene was, amongst other appointments, Chief Commercial Officer and Executive Vice President Sales and Marketing at Arm and spent seven years as Vice President and General Manager Computing Products at NVIDIA Corporation.

Dr. Ros Rivaz

Senior Independent Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Remuneration Committee

Ros was appointed as the Group's Designated Non-Executive Director for Workforce Engagement in 2017. Ros is a Senior Independent Non-Executive Director at Victrex plc. Ros is Chair of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority and a Non-Executive Director of the Ministry of Defence – Defence Equipment and Support Board, where she is a member of the Remuneration and Nomination Committees and is a Non-Executive Director at Luxembourg-based Aperam SA. She was a Non-Executive Director of ConvaTec plc, RPC Group plc, CEVA Logistics AG, Rexam plc and Deputy Chair of the Council of the University of Southampton for 10 years. Ros was previously Chief Operating Officer for Smith & Nephew plc and held senior management positions in global companies including Exxon, Diageo, ICI and Tate & Lyle Group.

Pauline Campbell

Independent Non-Executive Director

Pauline Campbell is a recently retired PricewaterhouseCoopers ('PwC') Audit Partner who brings over 30 years of experience in the profession. She has worked internationally across a broad range of sectors including IT services and support services amongst many others. Pauline also served on the Governance Board of the UK firm including the Public Interest Body and the equivalent body at PwC's Global Network, so brings a wealth of governance experience. Pauline is a Non-Executive Director of Micro Focus International plc.