Directors


JM Barry Gibson (64) 1 3 4

Appointed to the Board in April 2004 and appointed as Chairman on 1 April 2010 following a year as Senior Non-Executive Director. Previously Group Retailing Director at BAA plc, Group Chief Executive of Littlewoods plc and Non-Executive Director of Somerfield plc, National Express plc, William Hill plc, SSP Group Ltd, bwin.party digital entertainment plc and Non-Executive Chairman of Harding Brothers Holdings Ltd.

Richard Harpin (51)

Founder and Chief Executive Officer of HomeServe which was set up in 1993 as a joint venture with South Staffordshire Group. Appointed to the Board in May 2001. Also founder and Non-Executive Director of Growth Partner LLP, investing in and helping small consumer businesses to step change their growth. Previously a brand manager with Procter & Gamble, followed by management consultancy with Deloitte and his own company.

Mark Morris (56) 1 2 3 4

Appointed to the Board in February 2009 and as Senior Independent Director on 1 April 2015. Previously in audit, business advisory and corporate finance with Price Waterhouse before joining Sytner Group plc as Finance Director, later becoming Managing Director. Currently Chairman of Motorpoint Ltd and Niche Finance Group Ltd. Previously a Non-Executive Director of LSL Property Services plc.

Martin Bennett (47)

Appointed as Chief Executive Officer of the UK business in January 2014, following two years as Group Chief Operating Officer and three years as Group Chief Financial Officer. Previously Finance Director of the UK business, having been Finance Director of the Warranties business and Commercial Director. Prior to joining HomeServe in 2003, he spent three years as Group Finance Director of Clarity Group and ten years at Arthur Andersen where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant.

Johnathan Ford (46)

Appointed as Chief Financial Officer in September 2012. Also a Non-Executive Director of Lakehouse plc where he chairs the Audit Committee. Previously Group Finance Director of NWF Group plc. Prior to joining NWF in March 2009, he spent four years at HomeServe, firstly as Group Commercial Director and later as Finance Director of the Emergency Services Division. Before joining HomeServe he was Head of Corporate Finance at Kidde plc.

Stella David (53) 1 3 4

Appointed to the Board in November 2010. Previously Chief Executive Officer of William Grant & Sons following more than fifteen years with Bacardi Ltd where she undertook a number of roles culminating in four years as Global Chief Marketing Officer. Currently a Non-Executive Director of C&J Clark Limited, she also spent seven years as a Non-Executive Director at Nationwide Building Society.

Chris Havemann (48) 1 2

Appointed to the Board in December 2015. He has followed a largely entrepreneurial career. He took Research Now onto AIM in 2005 and oversaw its takeover by a US business becoming CEO of the combined group, a global leader in online research data collection. He was subsequently CEO of online marketplace, Rated People. He is also a Non-Executive Director of RM222 Ltd, parent company of Reality Mine Ltd and a governor of London Business School.

Ben Mingay (51) 1 2 3 4

Appointed to the Board in January 2012. Managing Partner of Smith Square Partners, an independent corporate finance advisory firm. He has more than twenty five years’ experience as a corporate finance adviser. Prior to co-founding Smith Square Partners, he was a Managing Director of Hawkpoint Partners Ltd and Credit Suisse First Boston (Europe). He is also a Non-Executive Director of AIM-listed Alternative Networks plc.

Guillaume Huser (49) 5

Appointed as Chief Executive Officer, HomeServe France in April 2015. Previously at Affinion Group where he undertook a number of roles culminating in four years as President of Affinion Group’s International Division. Before joining Affinion in December 2002, he spent thirteen years at American Express firstly in finance, sales and business development roles and later in the Corporate Services Division where he was VP Commercial Card, Western Europe.

H Stephen Phillips (49) 5

Appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Reparalia in March 2010 having joined HomeServe in 2005 as Country Manager in Spain. He is a licensed insurance broker and is a Non-Executive Director of Assured Enterprises Inc. Prior to joining HomeServe, he spent 12 years in senior business development, sales, and marketing roles in Diversified Business Communications S.A. and E.J. Krause de México, working across the US and Latin America.

Tom Rusin (47) 5

Appointed as Chief Executive Officer, HomeServe USA in July 2011. Previously at Affinion Group where he undertook a number of roles culminating in three years as President and Chief Executive Officer of Affinion Group’s North American Division from 2007 to 2010. Before joining Affinion, he owned Just for Travel Inc. He was previously a Non-Executive Director of The Ambassador’s Group.

Anna Maughan (46)

Appointed Company Secretary in July 2008 following twelve years as Assistant Company Secretary. Also a Trustee of, and Secretary to, the industry wide Water Companies Pension Scheme.

Key:

1 Non-Executive
2 Audit & Risk Committee (Chairman: Mark Morris)
3 Nomination Committee (Chairman: Barry Gibson)
4 Remuneration Committee (Chairman: Stella David)
5 Member of Executive Committee only