Board of Directors

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Nigel Northridge

Chairman

Nigel Northridge was appointed as Chairman of Hogg Robinson Group plc on 1 April 2016.  He also chairs the Nominations Committee and is a member of the Remuneration Committee of the Company. Nigel is the Vice-Chairman of Scandinavian Tobacco Group A/S, Senior Independent Director at Inchcape plc and the former Chief Executive of Gallaher Group plc where he spent 32 years with the company. He is a former chairman of Debenhams plc and Paddy Power plc, and has previously held non executive positions with Aggreko plc, Thomas Cook Group plc and Aer Lingus Group plc.

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David Radcliffe

Chief Executive

David was appointed Chief Executive of Hogg Robinson Group plc in 1997, and has led our successful repositioning as a focused corporate services group. He was appointed to the board in 1989, having joined the group originally in 1978. David is also a non-executive director of Wincanton plc, the transport and logistics services provider, and a member of its Audit, Nominations and Remunerations Committees. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Sales and Marketing Management, and a Companion of the Institute of Management.

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Michele Maher

Chief Financial Officer

Michele has been with Hogg Robinson Group since 1995. She has held a series of senior operational and central finance positions, including Finance Director Worldwide Operations, on her way to becoming Chief Financial Officer. Michele, who started her career with KPMG and Dell Computers, is qualified as an FCA and holds an MBA from Cranfield University.

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Bill Brindle

Chief Information Officer

Since joining HRG in 1998, Bill Brindle has led a revolution in business travel technology and client data delivery. Bill moved into the travel industry from the civil service in 1981, holding various positions in distribution technology with British Caledonian Airways and Amadeus Global Travel Distribution. As part of HRG, he has helped to lead the company’s transformation of its business systems and architecture, and is now regarded as the most influential figure in business travel technology. As CIO, he has board-level responsibility for Hogg Robinson’s Fraedom business and all of HRG’s information technology, distribution, product development needs, the provision of client data and its related products.

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Paul Williams

Non-Executive Director

Paul joined the Hogg Robinson Group plc board in April 2011. He is Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit and Nominations Committees. With over 30 years’ senior executive experience, Paul was responsible for advising on human resource issues at NCR, Heinz, Glaxo plc, Rolls-Royce and Smith & Nephew. He is a member of the Governing Council of Aston University and Aston Business School, and of the university’s Remunerations and Audit Committees.

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Mark Whiteling

Non-Executive Director

Mark joined the board in December 2014, is the Senior Independent Director, chairs the Audit Committee, and is also a member of the Remuneration and Nominations Committees.  He is the former Deputy Chief Executive Officer and CFO of electronics distributor Premier Farnell plc. He has considerable experience in senior international finance positions having held roles at Autobar Group, Communisis plc, Tibbett & Britten Group plc and Enodis plc. Mark originally trained with Coopers & Lybrand, before going on to hold a series of senior financial positions at SmithKline Beecham.

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John Krumins

Non-Executive Director

John joined the board on 1 April 2016 and is appointed as a member of the Audit, Remuneration and Nominations Committees. He is Chairman of Wavex Technology Limited, a panel member of the Competition and Markets Authority, and has previously worked within the investment banking sector for over 20 years, having held senior corporate finance and M&A positions at Morgan Stanley, Deutsche Bank and Société Générale.

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Ashley Hubka

Non-Executive Director

Ashley joined the board on 1 August 2016 and is appointed as a member of the Audit, Remuneration and Nominations Committees.  Ashley is Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer of Cimpress N.V.  Prior to joining Cimpress in 2011, Ashley was a partner at Oliver Wyman.  She previously held consulting roles at Mercer Management Consulting and The World Bank, and was a director of the U.S.-India Business Council.

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