Appointed as a Non-Executive Director in February 2015. Mary was appointed as Designated NED for engagement with the Company’s workforce in July 2019. Mary is also a member of the Remuneration Committee.
Mary is a Non-Executive Director and member of the Remuneration and Nomination Committees of Coca-Cola Europacific Partners plc and a Supervisory Director of HAL Holding N.V. Mary was previously a Partner at McKinsey & Company. She also held the position of Member of the Supervisory Board of TNT NV, Scotch and Soda NV and TNT Express NV and was Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board and Chair of the Remuneration Committee of Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield S.E. She was formerly a Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Remuneration Committee of J Sainsbury plc, Non-Executive Director and member of the Audit and Risk Committee and Nominations Committee at ITV plc and was a member of the Remuneration Committee of St. Hilda’s College, Oxford. Mary graduated from the University of Oxford with a Master’s degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics and completed her MBA at Harvard Business School.
Skills and experience
Mary has substantial experience in consumer and retail businesses across China, Southeast Asia and Europe. She brings to the Board a top-level strategic outlook, with international and consumer focus. Her previous experience in other Non-Executive Director roles are invaluable to the Board and her membership of the Remuneration Committee.
Current external appointments
Non-Executive Director and member of the Remuneration and Nomination Committees of Coca-Cola Europacific Partners plc
Supervisory Director of HAL Holding N.V.