The Board is responsible to the shareholders for the good standing of the Company, the management of its assets for optimum performance and the strategy for its future development.
The following are directors of the Company:
- Bob Ivell (Chairman)
- Ron Robson* (Deputy Chairman)
- Phil Urban (Chief Executive)
- Tim Jones (Finance Director)
- Stewart Gilliland* (Senior Independent Director)
- Keith Browne*
- Dave Coplin*
- Eddie Irwin*
- Josh Levy*
- Colin Rutherford*
- Imelda Walsh*
The Board has approved a Schedule of matters reserved for the Main Board which consists of items which require its express approval.
Bob Ivell is the Chairman of the Board. He ensures that appropriate communication is maintained with shareholders. He has responsibility for the smooth running of the Board and for ensuring that all directors are fully informed of matters relevant to their roles.
Non-Executive Directors and supply of information
Mitchells & Butlers has experienced Non-Executive Directors who represent a strong source of advice and judgement, each of whom has significant commercial experience and responsibilities outside Mitchells & Butlers. All directors are briefed by use of comprehensive papers in advance of Board meetings and by presentations at meetings. Their understanding of the Company's operations is enhanced by regular presentations outside Board meetings and visits to the Company's operations.
There is an agreed procedure by which members of the Board may take independent professional advice in the furtherance of their duties. All directors have access to the advice and services of the Company Secretary and General Counsel.
For further information regarding the Company's Shareholder relations programme please refer to the Annual report and accounts 2016 where you can also find information relating to Directors’ service agreements, letters of appointment and pension arrangements.