Appointed to the Rexam Board as Chairman and independent non executive director in February 2012. He is Chairman of ARM Holdings plc and a non executive director of Tesco PLC. Until 2009 he was Chief Executive of NSG Group, the Tokyo based global glass company which acquired Pilkington PLC in 2006 (where he was Chief Executive). Prior to the glass industry, Stuart held a number of senior positions at Mars, Inc., having previously spent 10 years in a variety of European roles at Royal Dutch Shell plc.
John Langston (65)
Appointed to the Rexam Board in October 2008. He has proven international, commercial and financial experience and was formerly Finance Director of Smiths Group plc having been a member of the Board of Smiths Group since 2000. He has also held a number of senior commercial positions at Smiths Group as Group Managing Director of the Speciality Engineering division and, prior to that, the Detection and Sealing Solutions divisions. From 1993, he held senior positions at TI Group plc, joining the Board of TI Group in 1998, until TI Group merged with Smiths Group in 2000.
Leo Oosterveer (55)
Appointed to the Rexam Board in September 2011. He is a strong operational leader with a proven track record in marketing and sales. His global management experience will be a great asset to the Board and to Rexam. Leo was formerly Executive VP of Food Solutions at Unilever, one of the world's leading suppliers of fast moving consumer goods. He has spent most of his career at Unilever and from 2002 to 2006 he was chairman/CEO of Unilever in Thailand and Indochina.
Ros Rivaz (59)
Appointed to the Rexam Board in June 2013. Ros was formerly Chief Technology Officer for Smith & Nephew, the global medical technology business, where she was responsible for manufacturing, supply chain and procurement, IT systems, corporate sustainability, regulatory affairs and quality assurance. She has held senior management positions in supply chain management, logistics, manufacturing, procurement and systems in global companies such as ExxonMobil, ICI, Tate & Lyle and Diageo. Ros is a member of the Council of the University of Southampton.
Johanna Waterous (57)
Appointed to the Rexam Board in May 2012 as senior independent director. She is a non executive director of RSA Insurance Group plc and Wm Morrison Supermarkets Plc. She is also chairman of Sandpiper CI Limited, a director of the RBG Kew Foundation and an operating partner of Duke Street LLP. Her previous experience includes 22 years with McKinsey & Co, London, ultimately as Co-Leader of the firm's Global Marketing and Sales Practice.
Graham Chipchase (52)
Graham Chipchase joined Rexam in February 2003 as Finance Director and a member of the Board. In October 2005, he moved to an operational role as Group Director Plastic Packaging, before becoming Chief Executive in January 2010. Prior to Rexam, Graham was Finance Director of GKN PLC's Aerospace Services business, the automotive and aerospace engineering group. He is a member of the board of AstraZeneca.
David Robbie (51)
David Robbie joined the Rexam Board as Finance Director in October 2005. Previously, David was Chief Financial Officer at Royal P&O Nedlloyd and a member of the board. He held similar financial positions in both CMG and Invensys. David is also a trustee of Aldeburgh Music.
Carl-Peter Forster (60)
Appointed to the Rexam Board in June 2014. Carl-Peter is the former Chief Executive of Tata Motors (parent of Jaguar Land Rover and part of the global Tata Group), and previous to that he was Group VP and Regional President of GM Europe. He also spent 15 years in various senior management roles at BMW AG. Carl-Peter is a Non Executive Director of IMI plc, a FTSE 100 global engineering group, and also a board member of Hong Kong-listed Geely Automotive Holdings.
We will continue to invest in order to support growth. Investment in organic growth or acquisitions will be determined by where we see the best opportunities to grow with good returns over time. To ensure that we continue to create value for shareholders, 15% ROCE will remain our target through the cycle.
The achievement of our strategy is contingent on us having a strong, world class organisation where everyone is engaged to achieve our goals and has the right tools, incentives and motivation to be the best.