We have in place a highly-experienced Executive team which is committed to driving the Company forward.
- b - A member of the Audit Committee
- c - A member of the Remuneration Committee
- d - A member of the Nomination Committee
- e - A member of the Executive Committee
Alistair Darby, aged 46
Alistair was appointed Chief Executive Officer in October 2012. Alistair has more than 20 years' experience working on some of the UK's best known brands in the pub, drinks and consumer sectors, including roles with Mars Confectionery, Wolverhampton and Dudley Breweries and United Distillers. He joined Marston's Plc in 1997 and has held senior operational and strategic roles, including leadership of its branded and suburban managed pubs, its beer division and its tenanted and leased pub company. He became a Board member of Marston's plc in 2003 and was appointed Chief Operating Officer in 2011.
Tim Jones, aged 49
Tim was appointed Finance Director in October 2010. Prior to joining the Company, he held the position of Group Finance Director for Interserve plc, a support services group. Previously, he was Director of Financial Operations at Novar and held senior financial roles both in the UK and overseas in the logistics company, Exel. Tim is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and obtained an MA in Economics at Cambridge University.
Simon Cope, aged 40
Simon was appointed Marketing Director in October 2012. Simon joined Mitchells & Butlers in 2001, working for seven years as Director of Marketing across a number of the Company's brands. Previously he worked for Britvic Soft Drinks in marketing and sales roles for the Pepsi brand.
Gary John, aged 49
Group Property Directore
Gary was appointed Group Property Director in November 2010. Prior to joining Mitchells & Butlers Gary was Senior Vice President, International Development, Estates and Franchising with Burger King Corporation, a position he held since 2004. Before that Gary held senior property roles with Gap, Inc., Vue Entertainment and the Walt Disney Company. Gary is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
Susan Martindale, aged 52
Group HR Directore
Susan was appointed Group HR Director in November 2012. Susan originally joined the Bass PLC graduate programme before progressing into Marketing roles for Bass Charrington, Toby Restaurants and Bass Inns and Taverns, as well as various Supply Chain roles. She briefly left the Company in 1998 to join Marston's as Purchasing Director. After two year's Susan returned to Six Continents working in various Operations roles including Brand Operations Director for All Bar One and lead the Mitchells & Butlers' business transformation programme.
Greg McMahon, aged 52
Company Secretary and General Counsele
Greg was appointed Company Secretary and General Counsel in February 2013. Greg was previously at Wm Morrison Supermarkets plc where he was Company Secretary and Head of Legal Services. Greg is a solicitor who began his career in private practice before moving into in-house positions as Group Company Secretary and Head of Legal Services at Airtours plc/MyTravel Group plc, and at Thomas Cook Group plc following the merger of MyTravel and Thomas Cook AG, and then at Assura Group Limited.
Robin Young, aged 46
Robin is Operations Director of Mitchells & Butlers having been appointed Commercial Director for the business in June 2010. Prior to joining the Company, Robin ran his own business and worked for the Government as Chief Operating Officer at the nationalised arm of Bradford & Bingley. Previously he has worked across the globe at executive level for Ford, Procter & Gamble, McDonald's Group, GlaxoSmithKline, HBOS and Citigroup in the Supply Chain, Technology, Change, Strategy, Purchasing, Sales & Marketing and General Management functions.
Ages correct as of May 2013.
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