People: United Utilities Group PLC (UU.L)
Dr. John David Gibson McAdam, Ph.D., is no longer Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of United Utilities Group Plc with effective 31 December 2019. He is responsible for the leadership of the board, setting its agenda and ensuring its effectiveness on all aspects of its role. Qualifications: BSc (Hons) Chemical Physics, Diploma Advanced Studies in Science, PhD. Appointment to the board: Appointed as a non-executive director in February 2008 and as Chairman in July 2008. Committee membership: Nomination (chair). Skills and experience: With over 19 years’ service as a board director in a wide range of companies, and as a current non-executive director serving on a number of other boards, John has a wealth of experience on which to draw in his role as Chairman and leader of the board. Career experience: Appointed to the board of ICI plc in 1999 and became chief executive in 2003, a position held until ICI’s takeover by Akzo Nobel. Current directorships/business interests: Chairman of Rentokil Initial plc, senior independent director of J Sainsbury plc (stepping down at the AGM to be held on 6 July 2016) and a non-executive director of Rolls-Royce Holdings plc. He is also Chairman of United Utilities Water Limited. Independence: John met the Code’s independence criteria at the time of his initial appointment as Chairman.
|Total Annual Compensation, GBP||308,000|
|Restricted Stock Award, GBP||--|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, GBP||--|
|All Other, GBP||--|
|Fiscal Year Total, GBP||308,000|