Domino’s Pizza Group (LON:DOM) announced today that Ian Bull will succeed Helen Keays as Senior Independent Director with immediate effect. Helen Keays, remains an independent non-executive director on the Board, having served on it since September 2011 and as Senior Independent Director from April 2016.
This forms part of the succession planning process outlined in the Annual Report, which will also include the appointment of a new CEO and Chair in due course. As announced at our interim results, the CEO search is progressing. As Senior Independent Director, Ian will play a key role in these changes and work with the Nomination Committee as part of the process of refreshing the Board more generally. The Board will keep the market updated on progress with these appointments.
Background of Ian Bull
Ian has wide‐ranging domestic and international experience, coupled with in‐depth of knowledge of the retail and digital sectors. He held senior finance roles within the BT Group and has previously been group finance director of Greene King plc, chief financial officer of Ladbrokes plc and most recently was chief financial officer of Parkdean Resorts until 2018. He is a non‐executive director of St Modwen Properties plc where he is the senior independent director, chair of its audit committee and a member of its nomination and remuneration committees. He is also a non-executive director of Dunelm Group plc where he is a member of its audit, nomination and remuneration committees. Ian is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.