Jeremy F G Pilkington
Jeremy Pilkington was appointed a Director of the Company in 1979 and was Chairman and Chief Executive between 1981 and 2004. Since July 2004 he has been Chairman of the Company. He is also Chairman of the Nomination Committee. Age 60.
Neil A Stothard
Group Managing Director
Neil Stothard joined Vp as Group Finance Director in 1997. In July 2004 he was appointed Group Managing Director. He was previously Group Finance Director of Gray Dawes Group Limited, a business travel management company and Divisional Finance Director of TDG plc. He is a non executive Director of Wykeland Group Limited and was a non executive Director of Scarborough Building Society from 2008 to 2009. Age 53.
Group Finance Director
Allison Bainbridge joined Vp on 1 March 2011. She was previously Group Finance Director of Kelda Group Limited, the holding company of Yorkshire Water and also Finance Director of Yorkshire Water. She is a trustee and Chair of the West Yorkshire Police Community Trust. Age 50.
Non-executive director, Senior Independent Director
Peter Parkin was appointed a non-executive director in 1999. He is Chairman of Wheeldon Brothers Limited, a private house building company and had previously been Chairman and Chief Executive of Raine plc. He is Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit and Nomination Committees. Age 65.
Steve Rogers was appointed a non-executive director on 1 October 2008. He retired as a senior partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers in 2007. He is Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Remuneration and Nomination Committees. He is a non-executive director of Arran Isle Group (formerly Heywood Williams Plc). He is a trustee and treasurer of the Leeds Community Foundation. Age 59.