The Corporate Responsibility Committee is responsible for ensuring that the Board complies with requirements under the UK Corporate Governance Code and UK Companies Act on stakeholder engagement, including but not limited to employees. It oversees the implementation of the Group’s strategy and programmes in the areas of corporate responsibility, charity and community, ethics and business conduct (including anti-corruption) and environment.
More details are set out in the Corporate Responsibility section of our Annual Report.
Appointed: 2017 | Nationality: American
Electrical engineer who has held senior engineering and operational roles with a strong background in manufacturing.
Non-Executive Director of Brady Corporation and Chair of their Technology Committee.
Principal of Gioia Consulting Services, LLC., a strategic business advisory company.
Member of the University of Michigan Electrical and Computer Engineering Advisory Council and Dearborn Engineering Dean’s Advisory Board.
Held several key executive positions at Ford Motor Company during a thirty three year career. Non-Executive Director of Exelon Corporation, Chair of AutomotiveNEXT and Stanford University Alliance for Integrated Manufacturing.
Appointed: 2012 | Nationality: French
Trained as an electrical engineer at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and holds a Harvard Business School MBA. Brings significant experience to the Board as a former FTSE-100 Chief Executive.
Chairman of robotic process automation company Softomotive Director of the French software and services company Berger Levrault and Brandwatch and Senior advisor to the European software team at Warburg Pincus. Non-executive director of Civica Group.
Member of the Council of the University of Southampton.
Group Chief Executive of The Sage Group plc and Chief Executive of Sage Group plc’s Europe and Asia division. Early career spent with software and hardware vendors in French and other European management roles.
Appointed: 2019 | Nationality: British
Louisa is a Chartered Accountant. She has held senior financial positions in industrial, manufacturing, publishing and pharmaceutical companies.
Louisa is Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Audit Committee of Electrocomponents plc, a global distributor of industrial and electronic products.
Louisa is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
Louisa was previously Chief Financial Officer of Victrex plc, which provides innovative composite polymer solutions to a variety of end markets, including aerospace. Louisa has also held CFO roles with Optos plc, the Financial Times Group, GE Healthcare and Chep Europe. She also spent time in various roles at GlaxoSmithKline, including Finance Integration Director.
Marina joined Meggitt PLC in 2005 as Company Secretarial Manager, becoming Senior Vice President & Group Company Secretary in 2012, with responsibility for the Board, Board Committees and the Executive Committee, corporate governance and UK listing rules compliance. She currently has responsibility for the Group’s ethics programme, data protection, share schemes, annual report, company secretarial support in the UK and overseas, UK pensions, insurance and business continuity.
She became a member of the Executive Committee on 1 January 2018.
Prior to joining Meggitt, Marina trained and qualified as a company secretary with The Royal Bank of Scotland plc where she spent four years providing support to the asset finance, structured asset finance and corporate finance divisions.
Appointed as COO: 2016
Appointed as CEO: 2018 | Nationality: British
Extensive aerospace industry experience gained with Rolls-Royce plc where he held a number of senior management positions, latterly as President, Aerospace. Previously spent sixteen years at Messier-Dowty, now part of Safran Group.
No other current or previous appointments to disclose.