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Nick Latham BSc

Chairman

Born: April 1968

Nick Latham, age 49 has worked in the company for 26 years and was appointed to the board in 2007. He is a director of Lathams Limited and provides advice to the Remuneration Committee. He sits on the main board of the Timber Research and Development Association.


David Dunmow BSc FCA

Finance Director and Company Secretary

Born: April 1964

David Dunmow, age 53, has worked in the company for 23 years and was appointed to the board as Finance Director in 2000. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. He is a director of Lathams Limited, and provides advice to the Audit and Remuneration Committees. He is a former treasurer of the Timber Trade Federation. He is a Trustee of the James Latham plc Pension and Assurance Scheme.


Chris Sutton

Executive Director

Born: October 1958

Chris Sutton, age 58, has worked in the company for 39 years and was appointed to the board in 2005. He is Managing Director, chairing the Lathams Limited board. He is a director of the Timber Trade Federation.


Piers Latham BSc

Executive Director

Born: March 1971

Piers Latham, age 46 has worked in the company for 24 years and was appointed to the board in 2014. He is a director of Lathams Limited, and Chairman of the Trustees of the James Latham plc Pension and Assurance Scheme.


Andrew Wright

Executive Director

Born: November 1964

Andrew Wright, age 52, has worked in the company for 16 years and was appointed to the board in 2015. He is a director of Lathams Limited and is a board member of the North West Timber Trade Association.


Fabian French MA

Non-Executive Director

Born: May 1958

Fabian French, age 58, was appointed a non-executive director in 2015. He chairs the Audit Committee. He is a qualified solicitor and worked in corporate finance for major investment banks. He is currently Chief Executive of UK Community Foundations and is a director of CRGH Investment LLP, Goodenough College Charity,  Trebartha Hydro Ltd, and is a previous director of Inspiration in Sport and Mithras Investment Trust Plc.


Meryl Bushell PhD FCIPS

Non-Executive Director

Born: March 1955

Meryl Bushell, age 62, was appointed a non-executive director in 2008. She has many years senior management experience with BT including several years as Chief Procurement Officer for the BT Group. She chairs the Remuneration and Nomination Committees and is a member of the Audit Committee. She is a previous member of the Board of Management of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply and a previous director of Invest in Gateway London Limited, South London Healthcare NHS Trust and of SupplierForce.


Paula Kerrigan

Non-Executive Director

Born: March 1972

Paula Kerrigan, age 45, was appointed a non executive director in October 2017. She has a wide variety of public company experience and is currently Transformation Director (non-Board) at SuperGroup plc, where she is responsible for sourcing, design, corporate social responsibility and implementing the transformation agenda as SuperGroup expands its global brand presence. She sits on the Audit Committee and the Remuneration and Nominations Committee. She was previously Chief Strategy Officer at the Co-operative Group where she was responsible for developing the strategic direction of the Group and delivering these objectives, and prior to that she spent 15 years at Kingfisher plc where she held a variety of roles including Finance and Strategy Director for B&Q in Asia and Delivering Value Director for B&Q in the UK.




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