People: Next PLC (NXT.L)

NXT.L on London Stock Exchange

6,730.00GBp
21 Nov 2014
Price Change (% chg)

45.00p (+0.67%)
Prev Close
6,685.00p
Open
6,685.00p
Day's High
6,795.00p
Day's Low
6,685.00p
Volume
527,703
Avg. Vol
489,850
52-wk High
7,275.00p
52-wk Low
5,202.16p

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

R. John Barton

69 2006 Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Simon Wolfson

46 2001 Chief Executive, Executive Director

David Keens

60 Group Finance Director, Executive Director

Jane Shields

50 2013 Group Sales and Marketing Director, Executive Director

Michael Law

52 2013 Group Operations Director, Executive Director

Seonna Anderson

2013 Company Secretary

Stephen Barber

62 2007 Independent Non-Executive Director

Jonathan Dawson

Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Caroline Goodall

58 2013 Independent Non-Executive Director

Francis Salway

56 2010 Independent Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

R. John Barton

Mr. R. John O. Barton is an Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Next PLC. He became a member of the Board in 2002 and was appointed Deputy Chairman in 2004 and Chairman in 2006. He is also Chairman of Catlin Group Limited and easyJet plc and a non-executive director of SSP. John previously served as Chief Executive of JIB Group plc, Chairman of Cable and Wireless Worldwide plc, Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc, Wellington Underwriting plc and Brit Insurance Holdings plc and as a non-executive director of WH Smith plc and Hammerson plc.

Simon Wolfson

Lord Simon A. Wolfson of Aspley Guise is Chief Executive, Executive Director of Next PLC. He joined the Group in 1991. Appointed Retail Sales Director in 1993, became responsible for NEXT Directory in 1995 and was appointed to the Board in 1997 with additional responsibilities for systems. Appointed Managing Director of the NEXT Brand in 1999 and Chief Executive in 2001.

David Keens

Mr. David W. Keens is no longer a Group Finance Director, Executive Director of Next PLC., effective March 2015. He Joined NEXT in 1986 as Group Treasurer and was appointed to the Board in 1991. Previous experience includes seven years in the accountancy profession and nine years in the UK and overseas operations of multinational manufacturers of consumer goods, with roles including Group Treasurer and Finance Director. Professional qualifications include the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and the Association of Corporate Treasurers.

Jane Shields

Ms. Jane Shields is Group Sales and Marketing Director, Executive Director of Next PLC., since July 1, 2013. She joined NEXT Retail in 1985 as a Sales Assistant in one of our London stores. Jane worked her way through Store Management to be appointed Sales Director in 2000, responsible for all store operations and training. In 2006 Jane took additional responsibility for Retail Marketing and in 2010 was appointed Group Sales and Marketing Director, adding Directory and online marketing to her portfolio. She was appointed to the Board in 2013.

Michael Law

Mr. Michael Law has been appointed as Group Operations Director, Executive Director of Next PLC., effective July 1, 2013. He NEXT in 1986 as Group Treasurer and was appointed to the Board in 1991. Previous experience includes seven years in the accountancy profession and nine years in the UK and overseas operations of multinational manufacturers of consumer goods, with roles including Group Treasurer and Finance Director. Professional qualifications include the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and the Association of Corporate Treasurers.

Seonna Anderson

Stephen Barber

Mr. Stephen D. Barber is Independent Non-Executive Director of Next PLC., since June 1, 2007. Previous experience includes almost thirty years in the accountancy profession, principally with Price Waterhouse where he was a senior partner. Formerly Finance Director of Mirror Group and Chief Operating Officer of Whitehead Mann. Founder of The Objectivity Partnership, a member of the Audit Quality Forum and Chairman of Design Objectives.

Jonathan Dawson

Mr. Jonathan D. S. Dawson is Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of Next PLC. He became a member of the Board in 2004. He is also a non-executive director of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc and National Grid plc and a partner in Penfida Partners LLP. Previous experience includes non-executive directorships of National Australia Group Europe Ltd, Standard Life Investments (Holdings) Limited and Galliford Try plc, eight years in the Ministry of Defence and over twenty years in investment banking with Lazard.

Caroline Goodall

Ms. Caroline Goodall is Independent Non-Executive Director of Next PLC., since January 1, 2013. Caroline has thirty years’ experience in the legal profession, with twenty years as a corporate finance partner at Herbert Smith, including five years as head of the Global Corporate Division. She is currently a non-executive director of SVG Capital plc and a non-executive on the Partnership Board of Grant Thornton UK LLP, as well as a trustee and member of the Council of the National Trust.

Francis Salway

Mr. Francis W. Salway is Independent Non-Executive Director of Next PLC., since June 1, 2010. He is also Chairman of Town & Country Housing Group and a non-executive director of Cadogan Group Limited. Formerly Chief Executive of Land Securities Group plc and past president of the British Property Federation.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

R. John Barton

255,000

Simon Wolfson

4,646,000

David Keens

5,402,000

Jane Shields

1,699,000

Michael Law

1,688,000

Seonna Anderson

--

Stephen Barber

--

Jonathan Dawson

--

Caroline Goodall

--

Francis Salway

--
As Of 24 Jan 2014
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