Directors & Advisors

Meet the team responsible for the ongoing success of James Halstead plc.

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Board of Directors

Anthony Wild

Non-Executive Chairman

Anthony Wild

Non-Executive Chairman

Was appointed to the board as senior independent director in March 2001 and as Chairman in December 2017. He is a chartered accountant and prominent local businessman.

Mark Halstead

Group Chief Executive

Mark Halstead

Group Chief Executive

Has been with the group for over thirty years having held senior management positions both in the UK and abroad. He was appointed group chief executive in April 2002.

Gordon Oliver

Group Finance Director

Gordon Oliver

Group Finance Director

Is a chartered accountant. After qualifying with KPMG followed by financial positions in industry, he joined the company in 1987 as group financial controller. He was appointed group finance director in 1999.

Steve Hall

Senior Independent Director

Steve Hall

Senior Independent Director

Was appointed to the board as an independent director in January 2012 and Senior Independent Director in December 2017. Until September 2009 he was a Director of Corporate Banking for 21 years with the Royal Bank of Scotland where he had accountability for corporate SME’s and quoted company clients. He also gained broad experience in mergers, acquisitions and disposals. He chairs the Audit and Remuneration committees of the board.

Michael Halstead

Independent Director

Michael Halstead

Independent Director

Was appointed to the board as an independent director in December 2017.

Russell Whiting

Independent Director

Russell Whiting

Independent Director

Was appointed to the board as an independent director in December 2017.

Senior Management Team

David Drillingcourt

Corporate Development Director & Company Secretary

David Drillingcourt

Company Secretary & Corporate Development Director

Is a chartered accountant and trained with KPMG before joining the Company in 1996 as Group Accountant. He served as Finance Director at Phoenix Distribution NW Ltd (1999-2005) and Polyflor Limited (2005-2013), before his appointment as Company Secretary in April 2013 and Corporate Development Director in April 2019. Working closely with the Board and subsidiary directors, the role is designed to help support the future growth of the business across the globe.

Advisors

Registered Office

Beechfield
Hollinhurst Road
Radcliffe
Manchester
M26 1JN

Auditors

BDO LLP
3 Hardman Street
Spinningfields
Manchester
M3 3AT

Stockbrokers

Arden Partners plc
125 Old Broad Street
London
EC2N 1AR

Registrars

Link Asset Services
The Registry
34 Beckenham Road
Kent
BR3 4TU

Bankers

The Royal Bank of Scotland plc
6th Floor
1 Spinningfields Square
Manchester
M3 3AP

Nominated Advisors and Joint Brokers

Panmure Gordon & Co
One New Change
London
EC4M 9AF

Registered Office

Beechfield
Hollinhurst Road
Radcliffe
Manchester
M26 1JN

Auditors

BDO LLP
3 Hardman Street
Spinningfields
Manchester
M3 3AT

Stockbrokers

Arden Partners plc
125 Old Broad Street
London
EC2N 1AR

Registrars

Link Asset Services
The Registry
34 Beckenham Road
Kent
BR3 4TU

Bankers

The Royal Bank of Scotland plc
6th Floor
1 Spinningfields Square
Manchester
M3 3AP

Nominated Advisors and Joint Brokers

Panmure Gordon & Co
One New Change
London
EC4M 9AF