McBride plc

McBride plc

Sector: Soap And Other Detergents Except Specialty Cleaners Region: United Kingdom

: | London Stock Exchange: MCB

McBride Plc manufactures and distributes private label household and personal care products. Its household cleaning products include laundry products, dishwashing products, household cleaners, toilet cleaners and air care products. Personal care products include baby care, bath and shower products, hair care, body care, men's grooming, oral care and skin care. The company was founded in 1927 and is headquartered in Manchester, UK.

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Chris Bull, Chief Executive Officer
Member of the Nomination sub-committee

Appointed: May 2010

Skills and experience: Chief Customer Officer of Unilever Plc. An extensive international career with Unilever covering 25 years and between 2003 and 2007 CEO of Unilever Poland and Baltics. CEO of sizeable divisions in Unilever, and managed manufacturing operations, building on his qualification as a graduate engineer.
Chris Smith, Chief Finance Officer
Chris joins from API Group plc where he is currently the Group Finance Director. Before joining API he worked with Scapa plc as Finance and IT Director, Europe and Asia. Prior to that he held a number of international financial roles with Courtaulds after qualifying with Coopers & Lybrand.
Colin McIntyre, Chief Operating Officer
Colin joined McBride in 1990 and has progressed through the Company, being appointed Divisional Managing Director of the UK Division in July 2008 and assuming the role of Chief Operating Officer with effect from 1 July 2012. He was formerly General Manager of the Burnley factory, UK Logistics Director and Operations Director of the Western Continental European Division.

Colin is chairman of the UK Cleaning Products Industry Association (UKCPI). He previously worked for Milliken Industries and he has a degree in Chemistry.
Matthias Kreysel, Chief R&D Officer
Matthias joined McBride in September 2012 from Ecolab Europe, where most recently he was VP R&D Global Laundry and acting VP Marketing for EMEA. He has worked for Henkel/Ecolab in a number of senior R&D leadership positions with extensive international experience throughout Europe and Central and Eastern Europe, as well as broader global experience including the Middle East and Asia. He brings 20 years experience of Laundry and Household Cleaning Product Development and has a PhD in Organic Chemistry from Bonn University.
Malcolm Allan, Chief HR Officer
Malcolm joined McBride in 1987 and has worked in purchasing, distribution and Total Quality Management and HR. He was Group HR Director from 1993 and was appointed Chief HR Officer on 1 July 2012. He is also responsible for health, safety and environmental issues worldwide.

Prior to joining McBride Malcolm held HR positions in Central Government, RHM and Foseco Minsep and he has a degree in Mathematics.
Carole Barnet, Company secretary
Carole joined McBride in 1981. She has held the role of Company Secretary of the UK subsidiary companies since 1988 and became Company Secretary of Robert McBride Ltd in 1996. She was appointed Company Secretary of McBride plc in 2010, having held the position of Deputy Company Secretary since 2002. Carole has a degree in German and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators.
Martin Nederhoed, Chief Commercial Officer
Martin joined McBride on 19 August 2013 from Georgia Pacific, where he held the position of VP Customer Development for EMEA. Prior to that he was Global Trade Marketing Director at Reckitt Benckiser and has held sales and commercial roles at PepsiCo and Hero. Martin has worked in France, Belgium and the UK and has experience in all the major European territories. He has a degree in Economics and Business.

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