Directors & Advisors

Executive Chairman

Jean-Jacques Murray

Chairman
Age 57

Jean-Jacques Murray was appointed to the Board as a Non-Executive Director in December 1994, becoming Vice-Chairman in February 2007, Non-Executive Chairman in June 2023 and Executive Chairman in February 2024. Mr Murray leads the Board and is responsible for setting its agenda, defines its approach to corporate governance and ensures its effectiveness, he is also Chairman of the Boards remuneration committee.

Mr Murray graduated with a BA in Finance from Los Angeles Pepperdine University in 1988 and obtained his Masters Degree in 1990. He is non-executive vice chairman of London Security plc, Nu-Swift Ltd, and Ansul S.A.

Executive Director

Carl Webb

Group Managing Director
Age 56

Industry specialist, having managed the group’s UK hire and sales business for the last 15 years. Appointed Group Managing Director on 5 March 2021.

Non-Executive Directors

Marie-Claire Leon

Non-Executive Director
Age 60

Marie-Claire Leon was appointed to the Board as a Non-Executive Director in February 2007. She has served as an assistant to Jacques Gaston Murray since 1999 and is responsible for overseeing various projects around the world on his behalf.

Ms Leon graduated from California State University in 1988 with a Bachelor degree in Business Administration, with a particular focus on Marketing Management, New Venture and Small Business Management. Ms. Leon is also a non-executive director of London Security Plc.

Xavier Mignolet

Non-Executive Director
Age 59

Xavier Mignolet was appointed to the Board as a Non-Executive Director in February 2007.

Mr Mignolet graduated with a Masters Degree in Commercial and Financial Sciences at HEC In Liege Belgium in 1987. Having started his career in financial audit for PWC in Brussels, he then became Financial Director for the Ansul Group. Mr Mignolet is also managing director of London Security plc, and is a director of Ansul S.A. and Importex S.A.

Emmanuel David Olivier Adrien Sebag

Non-Executive Director
Age 55

Emmanuel Sebag was appointed to the Board as a Non-Executive Director in February 1997.

Mr Sebag graduated from Carnegie-Mellon University in 1991 with a Masters in Industrial Administration. Mr Sebag is an executive director of London Security plc.

Jean-Pierre Murray

Non-Executive Vice-Chairman
Age 55

Jean-Pierre Murray was appointed to the Board as a Non-Executive Director in August 2008 and appointed as Non-Executive Vice-Chairman in February 2024. He is also a non-executive director of London Security plc.

Mr Murray graduated from Los Angeles Pepperdine University in 1990 with a BA in Finance, and gained his Masters degree in Business in 1993.

Independent Non-Executive Director

Andrew James Kitchingman

Independent Non-Executive Director
Age 59

Andrew Kitchingman was appointed to the Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director in July 2018. He is chairman of the audit committee and a member remuneration committee of the Board.

Mr Kitchingman is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (FCA) and graduated in 1985 with a BSc in Mathematics from Kings College, University of London. He is a director of a number of companies, including non-executive chairman of Mpac Group plc, a company with its shares admitted to trading on the AIM Market of the London Stock Exchange, MORhomes PLC and Incommunities Group Ltd.

Company Secretary

Ian Poole

Ian Poole was appointed Company Secretary in June 2021.

Mr Poole has over 10 years experience in various senior financial positions.

Advisors

Registrar

Equiniti
Aspect House
Spencer Road
Lancing,
West Sussex
BN99 6DA

Tel No: 0371 384 2030

Nominated Advisor

Houlihan Lokey Advisory Limited
1 Curzon Street,
London
W1J 5HD

Broker

Zeus Capital Ltd
82 King Street
Manchester
M2 4WQ

Auditor

Mazars LLP
First Floor
Two Chamberlain Square
Birmingham
B3 3AX

Bankers

Royal Bank of Scotland plc
National Westminster Bank plc
HSBC UK Bank plc