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Simon Boddie

Chief Financial Officer

Simon Boddie
Position Chief Financial Officer
Nationality British
Tenure* Appointed as Chief Financial Officer on 4 July 2016
Committees Member of Disclosure Committee

Key skills and experience

  • Strong financial expertise within an international emerging markets and digital context
  • Wealth of finance experience in large listed multinationals

External appointments

Non-Executive Director and chair of the Audit Committee of PageGroup plc, a specialist recruitment company, and Non-Executive Director of Learning Technologies Group PLC, a provider of services and technologies for digital learning and talent management. Previously Group Finance Director at Electrocomponents plc. Formerly worked for Diageo, where he held a variety of senior finance positions, Hill Samuel Bank and Price Waterhouse.

Qualifications

Simon is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and has an MA in Economics from the University of Cambridge.

*As announced on 29 July 2020, Jackie Callaway will be joining as Chief Financial Officer Designate and as an Executive Director. Simon will retire from the Company and the Board with effect from 31 March 2021 at which point Jackie will become Chief Financial Officer. Click here for further information