Gary HughesNon-Executive Director
- Chairman of the audit committee
- Member of the nomination committee
Appointed to the Board on 1 January 2005, Gary is a Senior Advisor within the Portfolio Support Group of Apax Partners LLP, the global equity firm, a Non-Executive Director of SMART Technologies Inc and a Director of the Scottish Exhibition Centre Limited. He is also Chairman of Get Me Media Limited. Formerly he was Chief Financial Officer of Gala Coral (2008-11) and Chief Executive of CMP Information Limited - a division of United Business Media plc (2006-08), Group Finance Director of Emap plc (2000-05), Group Finance Director of SMG plc (1996-00), and Deputy Finance Director of Forte plc (1994-96). Prior to this Gary held a number of senior management positions with Guinness plc in the UK and in North America.