Board of Directors
Appointed to the Board as Chairman and independent non executive director in February 2012. He is also a non executive director of Tesco PLC and Tesco Personal Finance 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.
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 (53)
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. He is currently Executive VP of Food Solutions at Unilever, one of the world's leading suppliers of fast moving consumer goods. He has been with Unilever for most of his career. From 2002 to 2006 he was chairman/CEO of Unilever in Thailand and Indochina.
Jean-Pierre Rodier (65)
Appointed to the Board in June 2006. He is currently an advisor to Corporate Value Associates. He was previously Chairman of Enterprises et Personnel and an associate with Mediobanca Banca Di Credito Finanziario. From 1994-2003, he was Chairman and Chief Executive of Pechiney, the international aluminium and packaging group. Prior to this he was Chief Executive of Union Minière, a Belgian subsidiary of the Group Suez, and Chairman and Chief Executive of MetalEurop France.
Appointed to the Board in May 2012 as senior independent director. She is a non executive director of RSA Insurance Group plc, Wm Morrison Supermarkets Plc and Shoppers Drug Mart Corporation. 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 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 joined Rexam's 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.