McBride plc

McBride plc

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

: | London Stock Exchange: MCB

We are Europe's leading provider of Private Label Household and Personal care products developing, producing and selling our products to leading retailers throughout Europe and beyond. In today's fast-moving world, we don't stand still. As the leader in our chosen markets, we work hard to deliver value and performance. Our customers are leading multinational and national retailers. We provide them with consistent service, product quality and product development. We continually strive to ensure our operations are efficient and effective. We control our costs and invest in lean manufacturing techniques to deliver long term sustainability for our operations Our characteristics are teamwork, being open, striving to do better, focusing on the customer, all underpinned by a leaner, smarter and more connected organisation. Our 'can-do' culture means we always find a way. We're sensitive to the needs of all our stakeholders - the McBride team, customers, consumers, partners, suppliers, investors and the wider community. The quality and commitment of our people enable us to succeed. Our markets are evolving and our customers are expanding their horizons. Our goal is to continue growing as the clear leader in Private Label Household cleaning and Personal Care products in Europe and extend our "Passion for Private Label" to the developing and emerging retail markets of Central Eastern Europe and South East Asia

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Rik De Vos, Chief Executive Officer
Over 27 years experience working within the chemical and manufacturing sectors, providing technical products to a wide variety of international markets, customers and consumers.
Was previously Global General Manager for the Flexible Foam division of Recticel, the quoted Belgian company. Prior to this, his career has included roles with ICI, Huntsman, Rohm & Haas and BorsodChem.
Brings extensive general management experience internationally as well as proven success in completing several strategic turnaround projects where businesses have been restored to profitable growth.
Chris Smith, Chief Finance Officer
Chartered accountant and has more than 20 years' experience working in manufacturing businesses. Was Group Finance Director at API Group plc, the AIM listed specialty metallic film, foil and laminates producer, between 2008 and 2014. Prior to joining API worked for Scapa plc, where he was Finance and IT Director for Europe & Asia and also held a number of senior finance roles at Courtaulds plc, where he gained extensive international experience, including overseas positions based in Germany and Hong Kong.
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.
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.

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