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 (Chief Financial Officer)
- Susan Murray* (Senior Independent Director)
- Keith Browne*
- Dave Coplin*
- Eddie Irwin*
- Josh Levy*
- Colin Rutherford*
- Imelda Walsh*
- Jane Moriarty*
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.
Members of the Board may take independent professional advice in the furtherance of their duties and the Board has agreed a formal process for such advice to be made available. Members of the Board also have access to the advice and services of the Company Secretary and General Counsel, the Company's legal and other professional advisers and its external auditor. The terms of engagement of the Company's external advisers and its external auditor are regularly reviewed by the Company Secretary and General Counsel.
For further information regarding the Company's Shareholder relations programme please refer to the Annual report and accounts 2020 where you can also find information relating to Directors’ service agreements, letters of appointment and pension arrangements.