Stephen Rowlinson, Chairman, aged 72
Stephen Rowlinson has many years experience of the human capital management sector from his work with McKinsey, Korn/Ferry, Bartlett Scott Edgar, and during his time as Chief Executive of Sanders & Sidney in the early 1990’s. He joined the board in December 2004 and became Chairman in February 2005.
Gary Browning, Chief Executive, aged 51
Gary Browning joined Penna in 2002. He was appointed Director of Operations in 2004 and joined the Board in February 2005. Gary’s earlier career included 12 years with the WPP Group where, from 1997 to 2002, he was Managing Director of BDG McColl Ltd. Gary is a Chartered Accountant and qualified with KPMG having studied for his degree at Warwick University.
David S P Firth, FCA, Finance Director, aged 51
David Firth qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Thomson McLintock in 1985. He joined the Board of the Company in September 1999. Previously he was Finance Director of Parity Plc.
* † Sir James Harvie-Watt, Bt, FCA, Non-Executive Director, aged 71
Sir James, who qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Coopers & Lybrand, was previously Managing Director of Wembley Stadium Limited and a Director of various other companies in the leisure sector. He joined the Board of the Company in 1995.
Graham Paton, Non Executive Director, aged 43
Graham has extensive experience within the human resources sector and was a co-founder and a Managing Director at the independent corporate finance advisory firm Hawkpoint Partners Limited. He joined the Board of the Company in November 2012.