John Dodds

 John Dodds

John Dodds joined the company as a Non-Executive Director in October 2010, becoming Chairman in September 2011.

He retired in March 2010 from Kier Group plc, the construction and property services group, after serving for seven years as Group Chief Executive. He worked for Kier, both in the UK and overseas, for nearly 40 years and held a main board position through the employee buy-out process in 1992 and the subsequent flotation of the group on the London Stock Exchange in 1996.

John is Non-Executive Chairman of Lagan Construction Holdings Ltd and a Non-Executive Director of Newbury Racecourse plc.

John has been acting as Executive Chairman since 28 March 2017 on a temporary basis due to the temporary leave of absence of Ian Lawson as Chief Executive Officer on grounds of physical ill health.

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