Tommy Breen

Chairman +

Tommy Breen

Chairman

Appointed to the Board: January 2021
Appointed as Chairman: May 2021

Committee memberships: Nomination, Remuneration, People

A chartered accountant by training and an experienced non-executive director, until 2017 Tommy was Chief Executive of DCC plc, the FTSE 100 listed international sales, marketing and support services group, where he spent a highly successful 30 year career.

Key areas of experience and contribution: Significant experience delivering sustainable growth in a diverse, international business, both organically and by acquisition.

Principal current external appointments: Investor in and Director of a number of private companies

Richard Harpin | HomeServe Group Chief Executive

Richard Harpin

Chief Executive +
Richard Harpin | HomeServe Group Chief Executive

Richard Harpin

Chief Executive

Appointed to the Board: May 2001

Committee memberships: Executive, People

Richard is the Founder and Chief Executive of HomeServe, which was set up in 1993 as a joint venture with South Staffordshire Group. Also the founder and Non-Executive Director of Growth Partner LLP, investing in and helping small consumer businesses to step change their growth and the Enterprise Trust, a charity that encourages young enterprise, apprenticeships and SME’s. Previously a brand manager with Procter & Gamble, followed by management consultancy with Deloitte and his own company.

Key areas of experience and contribution: Consumer marketing, management consultancy, entrepreneurship and strong leadership skills

Principal current external appointments: Founder and Director of Growth Partner LLP

David Bower

Chief Financial Officer +

David Bower

Chief Financial Officer

Appointed to the Board: February 2017

Committee memberships: Executive, People

David was appointed as Chief Financial Officer in February 2017. He joined HomeServe in 2005 and has undertaken a number of senior divisional and group finance roles including spending six years as Group Finance Director. Before HomeServe, he spent 12 years at Arthur Andersen, where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant, and then later Deloitte LLP.

Key areas of experience and contribution: Substantial experience in accountancy, audit, investor relations, mergers and acquisitions

Principal current external appointments: None

Ross Clemmow

CEO, EMEA +

Ross Clemmow

CEO, EMEA

Appointed to the Board: March 2021

Committee memberships: Executive

Prior to joining HomeServe, Ross fulfilled the dual role of CEO of WiggleCRC, the international online sports retailer, and Managing Director at Bridgepoint, where he was responsible for improving digital capability across Bridgepoint’s portfolio. Prior to Bridgepoint, Ross held senior roles in digital retail with Argos & Debenhams and in consulting with Bain & Company. Ross started his career at Procter & Gamble in marketing.

Key areas of experience and contribution: Digital transformation, multi-channel strategy, consumer marketing, private equity

Principal current external appointments: Director of London City Airport Limited

Tom Rusin

CEO, North America +

Tom Rusin

CEO, North America

Appointed to the Board: May 2017

Committee memberships: Executive, People

Tom was appointed as CEO North America in 2021 following almost three years as Global CEO, HomeServe Membership and nearly seven years as Chief Executive Officer, HomeServe USA. 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. Before joining Affinion, he owned Just for Travel Inc. He was previously a Non-Executive Director of The Ambassador’s Group.

Key areas of experience and contribution: Affinity marketing, extensive general management experience with people focused leadership skills

Principal current external appointments: None

Katrina Cliffe

Senior Independent Director (Independent) +

Katrina Cliffe

Senior Independent Director (Independent)

Appointed to the Board: May 2017

Committee memberships: Remuneration (Chair), Audit & Risk, Nomination, People

Katrina was previously General Manager at American Express Global Business Travel, EMEA, having been General Manager, Global Corporate Payments, UK. Prior to American Express she held senior roles at Lloyds TSB Group PLC, Goldfish Bank Ltd and MBNA International Bank.

Key areas of experience and contribution: Extensive sector relevant experience in financial and membership services in international consumer focused businesses, experience on other risk, audit and remuneration committees

Principal current external appointments: Non-Executive Director of London and Country Mortgages Limited and Naked Wines plc

Stella David

Non-Executive Director (Not Independent) +

Stella David

Non-Executive Director (Not Independent)

Appointed to the Board: November 2010

Committee memberships: People (Chair)

Stella spent seven years as Chief Executive Officer of William Grant & Sons following more than 15 years with Bacardi Ltd where she undertook a number of roles including Regional President and culminating in five years as Global Chief Marketing Officer. She was a Non-Executive Director for seven years at Nationwide Building Society and for nine years at C&J Clarks Ltd.

Key areas of experience and contribution: Marketing, drinks industry, experience in international consumer focused businesses and valuable leadership experience as a CEO

Principal current external appointments: Non-Executive Director of Bacardi Ltd, Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings and Domino's Pizza Group Plc and Senior Independent Director of Entain plc

Roisin Donnelly

Non-Executive Director (Independent) +

Roisin Donnelly

Non-Executive Director (Independent)

Appointed to the Board: March 2021

Committee memberships: People

Roisin spent over thirty years at Procter & Gamble.  Having joined the business as an assistant brand manager, her last position was CMO of P&G, Northern Europe leading 72 brands across 6 markets. Prior to this she was UK CMO for P&G, leading the biggest media budget in the UK and leading digital and marketing innovation.  She is a former non-executive director of two privately-owned businesses, Holland and Barrett Ltd and Bourne Leisure Holdings Ltd, and served as a non-executive director of Just Eat plc from 2016 to 2020.

Key areas of experience and contribution: Marketing, digital, significant experience leading transformation and turnaround including major acquisitions and divestments, international

Principal current external appointments: Non-Executive Director of Premier Foods plc and adviser to the Internet Advertising Bureau Ltd

Edward Fitzmaurice

Non-Executive Director (Independent) +

Edward Fitzmaurice

Non-Executive Director (Independent)

Appointed to the Board: May 2017

Committee memberships: Audit & Risk, Nomination, Remuneration

Edward was previously Chief Executive Officer of Hastings Insurance Group and part of the MBO team of that business in 2009. He served as the Non-Executive Chairman of Hastings Insurance Services Ltd until October 2015 and a Non-Executive Director of Hastings Group Holdings plc until March 2017. Prior to joining Hastings, he spent three years at HomeServe as Chief Executive of HomeServe Warranties. His earlier career was spent at Dixons plc and Anglo American.

Key areas of experience and contribution: Retailing, insurance, significant operational experience leading consumer focused businesses in regulated sectors

Principal current external appointments: None

Olivier Grémillon

Non-Executive Director (Independent) +

Olivier Grémillon

Non-Executive Director (Independent)

Appointed to the Board: March 2019

Committee memberships: Remuneration

Olivier is currently CEO of Vivino, the global online wine marketplace and app.  He was previously Vice President, Global Segments, at Booking.com before which he was the Managing Director for Europe, the Middle East and Africa at Airbnb. He started his career in strategy consulting and worked for both Deloitte and McKinsey & Company.

Key areas of experience and contribution: Marketing, international development, product development, strategy, platform businesses

Principal current external appointments: CEO, Vivino

Ron McMillan

Non-Executive Director (Independent) +

Ron McMillan

Non-Executive Director (Independent)

Appointed to the Board: October 2017

Committee memberships: Audit & Risk (Chair), Remuneration, Nomination, People

A Chartered Accountant, Ron worked in PwC’s assurance business for 38 years and has extensive knowledge and experience in auditing, financial reporting and governance. During his time at PwC, his roles included Global Finance Partner, Chairman of the North of England and Deputy Chairman and Head of Assurance for the Middle East.

Key areas of experience and contribution: Significant experience in accountancy and audit and as chair of other audit committees

Principal current external appointments: Senior Independent Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of SCS PLC and B&M European Value Retail SA. Chairman of N Brown PLC.

Anna Maughan

Company Secretary +

Anna Maughan

Company Secretary

Appointed as Secretary: July 2008

Anna started her career at Severn Trent plc and joined South Staffordshire plc as Assistant Company Secretary in 1996. Following the demerger of HomeServe plc and South Staffordshire plc in 2004 she continued as Assistant Company Secretary of HomeServe plc, becoming Company Secretary in 2008.

Key areas of prior experience: Company secretarial, pensions

Principal current external appointments: Trustee of, and Secretary to, the industry wide Water Companies Pension Scheme