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Corporate Governance

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For CPP Group, a sound governance framework underpins our ability to achieve our strategic goals and deliver long-term value for stakeholders.

The Board has adopted the Quoted Companies Alliance Corporate Governance Code (‘QCA Code’) which provides a flexible but rigorous outcome-orientated framework that we believe is well suited to the Group. We operate a truly international business, employing colleagues from very different cultures. Internal controls are built around clear Group-wide policies, national procedures consistent with those policies, and a strong internal assurance function reporting on compliance.

An overview of how the Group currently complies with each of the ten principles of the QCA Code is given in our Corporate Governance Statement. Further details may be found in our Annual Report & Accounts.

Supported by its committee structure, the Board devotes quality time to monitoring the Group’s performance and the application of Group policies and standards across the Group.

Our governance framework

Our Board

The Board comprises seven Directors – the Chairman, two Executive Directors and three Non-Executive Directors.

Membership at 1 March 2021

David Morrison (Chair)
Jason Walsh
Oliver Laird
Mark Hamlin
Tim Elliott
Simon Thompson

Meetings held in 2020

Seven

Key matters reserved for the Board:

  • responsibility for the overall leadership of the Group and setting the Group’s values and standards;
  • approval of the Group’s long-term ambitions, objectives and commercial strategy;
  • material changes to the Group’s corporate structure, including any acquisitions or disposals;
  • ensuring maintenance of a sound system of internal control and risk management;
  • approval of annual and half-year results and trading updates;
  • approval of the dividend policy; and
  • material capital investments.

Audit Committee

Key objectives

To assist the Board in discharging its duties and responsibilities for financial reporting and internal financial control.

Membership at 18 March 2021

  • Tim Elliott (Chair)
  • Simon Thompson
  • Mark Hamlin

 

Meetings held in 2020

Five

Internal Audit Charter

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Remuneration Committee

Key objectives

Recommend to the Board the remuneration of the Chairman, Executive Directors, Company Secretary and senior management.

Membership at 18 March 2021

  • Mark Hamlin (Chair)
  • Simon Thompson
  • Tim Elliott

 

Meetings held in 2020

Three

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Meet our Board of Directors

Our board are committed to advancing our strategic ambitions within a strong governance framework, under the leadership of our Chief Executive Officer Jason Walsh.

The board is made up of 4 non-executive and 2 executive directors and meets at least seven times a year to discuss strategic, financial and commercial priorities.

Find out more about the CPP Group Board below.

David Morrison

David Morrison

Chairman

Jason Walsh

Jason Walsh

Chief Executive Officer

Mark Hamlin

Mark Hamlin

Independent Non-Executive Director

Oliver Laird

Oliver Laird

Chief Financial Officer

Tim Elliott

Tim Elliott

Independent Non-Executive Director

Simon Thompson

Simon Thompson

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

David Morrison

David Morrison

Chairman

Mark Hamlin

Mark Hamlin

Independent Non-Executive Director

Simon Thompson

Simon Thompson

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Tim Elliott

Tim Elliott

Independent Non-Executive Director

Jason Walsh

Jason Walsh

Chief Executive Officer

Oliver Laird

Oliver Laird

Chief Financial Officer