Senior independent director
Non-Executive Director since 1 March 2011. Senior Independent Director since 1 March 2014.
Additional role held
David is currently Chairman of Conviviality Retail plc, Musto Ltd, Park Cameras Ltd, and Walk the Walk (a breast cancer charity), and is a Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Audit Committee at Hornby plc.
David was Finance Director and Deputy Chief Executive of House of Fraser plc until its sale in 2006, then Executive Chairman of Jessops plc in 2007, becoming Non-Executive Chairman after it was taken private, leaving in 2012. in addition he has been Chairman at Moss Bros plc and Alexon plc , and has held several Executive and Non-Executive roles in over 25 years in retailing.
Brings to the board
He brings extensive and relevant experience in financial and general management roles, including 10 years as plc Finance Director, and has held 4 other plc Audit Chair roles over the last 5 years.
David is a keen tennis player, golfer, and skier and enjoys getting out on his Boardman bike when the sun comes out.