Eddie Stobart Logistics plc is a company incorporated in England and Wales and was registered in March 2014 with registered number 08922456. The main country of operation is the United Kingdom with subsidiaries based in Northern Europe.
The information is being disclosed for the purposes of AIM Rule 26. The page was last updated on 3rd April 2019.
Non-executive Chairman of the Board
Appointed in April 2017
Skills and experience: Philip has extensive capital markets experience, having served as a Managing Director and subsequently Co-Head of Investment Banking of NM Rothschild between 1998 and 2001, thereafter serving as Vice-Chairman of Investment Banking until 2008. Philip has been involved in a significant number of high profile transactions including the IPO of Vodafone and the sale of BPB plc to Saint Gobain.
Other roles: Philip has served as a non-executive director at nine companies, including as a member of the Council of Lloyd’s. His present roles include Chairman of Cambria Automobiles plc and non-executive director of a number of private companies.
Chief Executive Officer
Alex is an international logistics expert with over 25 years’ experience in supply chain distribution at a senior level. He has operated in a number of markets across Europe and Asia for grocery supply chains and general merchandise, in-store and online operations. He headed international distribution for Tesco and led a review of the company’s global logistics blueprint to realise synergies across all of its markets. This programme delivered significant cost savings and service improvements. In addition, Alex also managed Tesco’s UK logistics, with over 50,000 store deliveries per week and a £1.6 billion annual cost base.
Chief Financial Officer
Anoop Kang was formerly Chief Financial Officer at Cambian Group plc. Prior to that, he held a number of senior financial roles at Balfour Beatty plc and Kier Group plc.
Anoop is a Chartered Accountant.
Chairman of the Audit Committee and member of the Remuneration Committee.
Appointed in April 2017.
Skills and experience: Christopher has over 30 years’ strategic financial experience. He was previously a partner of KPMG LLP and its predecessor firms from 1992 until 2010. He has extensive experience as an audit committee chairman and non-executive director of publicly listed companies,
Other roles: He is currently a Non-executive director of TR European Growth Trust plc, BlackRock North American Income Trust plc, City Natural Resources High Yield Trust plc and Mobius Investment Trust plc.
Stephen brings significant international logistics and supply chain expertise to the Board. He spent most of his 42 year career with Ford in logistics and supply chain management and held the most senior positions in this area; executive director for global material planning and logistics and for parts supply and logistics.
Stephen is currently Managing Director, Asset Businesses for Laing O’Rourke.
Elaine joined the business in November 2017, having formerly held roles as general counsel, company secretary and deputy company secretary in major FTSE 100 companies. Elaine brings extensive experience of corporate and commercial legal transactions, corporate governance and compliance.
The Board is made up of five directors, two of whom are executive directors and three of whom are non-executive directors (including the Chairman), reflecting a broad range of skills and experience.
All the non-executive directors are considered independent.
The Board meets regularly to review, formulate and approve the Company’s strategy, budgets, corporate actions and oversee the Company’s progress towards its strategic objectives. It has established an Audit Committee and a Remuneration Committee with formally delegated duties and responsibilities and with written terms of reference. From time to time, separate committees may be set up by the Board to consider specific issues when the need arises.