Philip Walker (37), Group Chief Executive Officer, joined Pennant in 2014 as Chief Financial Officer. He is a Chartered Accountant who has worked for Grant Thornton UK LLP and Barclays Plc.
Mr Walker became Chief Executive in February 2017 and is responsible for the day-to-day running of all Group businesses.
David Clements (38), Commercial & Risk Director, is responsible for commercial and risk management functions within the Group. Mr Clements joined the Group in June 2017 and was appointed to the Board on 11 October 2017. He is a solicitor with extensive experience in corporate and commercial law and practice, gained acting for AIM-quoted and private companies in the engineering, manufacturing and software sectors.
Mr Clements also acts as Company Secretary to all Group companies.
Gary Barnes (51), Finance Director, joined Pennant in 1997 initially as Financial Controller, later being promoted to Head of Finance. Mr Barnes was appointed to the Board as Finance Director on 1 April 2018 and has operational oversight of all financial matters within the Group.
Simon Moore (53), Chairman, is a Non-Executive Director.
In addition to chairing the Board, he is Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit Committee. Mr Moore has over 25 years’ experience within a variety of advisory, executive and non-executive roles in a number of sectors. Mr Moore is also chairman of Cambridge & Counties Bank.
Christopher Powell (71), Non-Executive Director, is a chartered accountant. He is a non-executive director of The Great British Card Company PLC and Severn Glocon Group PLC.
Mr Powell is Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Remuneration Committee.
Tim Rice (59), Non-Executive Director, is a chartered engineer and former managing director of Vector Aerospace, with over 30 years’ experience in the defence and aerospace sector with companies such as Safran Group, Spirent Systems and Dowty.
Mr Rice is a member of the Audit Committee and a member of the Remuneration Committee. He is a non-executive director of Hardide plc.
John Ponsonby (62), Non-Executive Director, is an experienced senior executive within the aerospace sector having been the managing director of Leonardo Helicopters UK. Prior to that, Mr Ponsonby was the Air Vice-Marshal commanding the RAF’s training group.
Directors’ interests in the Company
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