Corporate Governance

Board composition

The Board of Coats Group plc comprises eleven Directors, discover who they are and what they do:

The Board of Coats Group plc comprises the following Directors:

  • a Non-Executive Chairman,
  • seven Independent Non-Executive Directors,
  • two Executive Directors,

The names of the Directors, together with their biographical details, are set out on the Management page.

Mike Clasper is considered an independent Chairman, and Mike Allen, Nicholas Bull, Anne Fahy, David Gosnell, Echo Lu, Fran Philip and Alan Rosling are considered to be independent Non-Executive Directors.

The Chairman and the Non-Executive Directors are not employees of the Company but the Company does pay them under deduction of tax where appropriate.

In line with best practice, it is the intention that Directors of Coats Group plc will stand for re-election on an annual basis, and the Board will continue to assess its composition with respect to its size and mix to reflect the needs of an aspiring FTSE 250 global manufacturing business.