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John Lewis Partnership plc annual report and accounts 2013






Directors and advisers


DIRECTORS


 Charlie Mayfield ∆


Executive Chairman since March 2007. Member of the Partnership Board since 2001. Joined the Partnership in 2000. Also Chairman of the John Lewis Partnership Trust Limited and Chairman of the UK Commission for Employment and Skills.


David Anderson #∆


Non-executive director since February 2011. Vice Chairman and Senior Independent Director of The National Farmers Union Mutual Insurance Society Limited, and Chairman of Reclaim Fund Limited.


David Barclay #‡∆


Deputy Chairman since March 2007 and non-executive director since 2006. Also Deputy Chairman of John Lewis Partnership Trust Limited. Holds non-executive directorships with Wessex Water Services Limited, The British Library and Wates Group Limited.


Jane Burgess #


Partners’ Counsellor since October 2012. Joined the Partnership in 1975 and was previously Deputy Partners’ Counsellor.


Steve Gardiner †∆‡


Elected director since May 2012. Joined the Partnership in 1996 as a Management Trainee for Waitrose and is Branch Manager ofWaitrose Cirencester.


Baroness Hogg #‡


Non-executive director since February 2011. Chairman of the Financial Reporting Council and Frontier Economics Limited and Senior Independent Director of BG Group plc. Also Lead Independent Director of HM Treasury and member of the Takeover Panel.


Tracey Killen


Director of Personnel since April 2007, when she joined the Partnership Board. Joined the Partnership in 1982.


Patrick Lewis


Managing Director, Partnership Services since October 2012. Prior to this appointment he was a member of the Partnership Board as Partners’ Counsellor since February 2009. Joined the Partnership in 1994.


Kim Lowe †‡


Elected director since July 2007 and re-elected in 2009 and May 2012. Joined the Partnership in 1982 and is Managing Director of John Lewis, Glasgow.


Kevin Payne †#


Elected director since May 2012. Joined the Partnership in 1984 at Waitrose Woodley and is a Contract Manager, managing Waitrose bonded goods and Channel Islands supply chains.


Mark Price


Managing Director, Waitrose since April 2007. Member of the Partnership Board since 2005. Joined the Partnership in 1982. Also a non-executive member of Channel Four Television Corporation and a director of The Prince’s Countryside Fund, Countryside Fund Trading Limited and Chairman of Business in the Community.


†Under the Constitution of the John Lewis Partnership five of the directors hold office by triennial election of the Partnership Council.


# Member of the Audit and Risk Committee


‡ Member of the Remuneration Committee


∆Member of the Chairman’s Nominations Committee


 


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