On this page you can find a brief biography for each member of The Marston's PLC, Board of Directors.
Joined the Company in 1977 and appointed to the Board in 1980. Appointed Managing Director in 1986, Chairman in 2001 and Non-executive Chairman in 2002. He is Chief Executive of Anglia Maltings (Holdings) Limited and an executive Director of Ragleth Limited. He is also Non-executive Director of Persimmon Plc, Caledonia Investments plc and Smiths Flour Mills Limited.
Ralph Findlay †
Chief Executive Officer
Appointed to the Board as Finance Director in 1996 becoming Chief Executive in 2001. He is currently Chairman of the British Beer and Pub Association. He previously worked as Financial Controller at Geest plc and Treasury Manager at Bass plc.
Chief Financial Officer
Joined the Company in 2002 as Divisional Finance Director for Marston's Beer Company and in 2006 he became Operations Director for Marston's Pub Company. He was appointed to the Board as Finance Director in March 2009. A qualified Chartered Accountant, he has previously worked in various financial and commercial roles with Guinness Brewing Worldwide, Bass Brewers Limited and Dollond & Aitchison.
Managing Director, Marston's Inns and Taverns
Joined the Company in 1995 as an Area Sales Manager and in 2003 became Operations Director for Marston's Inns and Taverns. In 2010 he transferred to Marston's Pub Company as Operations Director. In 2011 he was appointed Managing Director of Marston's Inns and Taverns and is Chairman of its Charitable Fund. Peter was appointed as an Executive Director in October 2012.
Rosalind Cuschieri * †
Appointed to the Company in October 2006. She is Chief Executive of Lightbody Ventures Limited and former Commercial Director of Warburtons Limited. On 20 October 2010 she was appointed a Director of Genius Gluten Free Limited. She was previously responsible for the off-trade category marketing with Scottish & Newcastle plc.
Neil Goulden * †
Appointed to the Company in April 2008. He was Executive Chairman of the Gala Coral Group Limited until October 2010, and is a member of the Low Pay Commission. He has previously held Board positions at Ladbrokes plc, Compass Group PLC, Chef and Brewer and Allied Leisure PLC.
Robin Hodgson — The Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbots CBE * †
Appointed to the Company in 2002. He is Chairman of Nova Capital Management Limited and a Director of Nova Capital Group Limited, Johnson Brothers & Co Limited, Tenet Group Limited, EIS Optics Limited and RFIB Group Limited.
Robin Rowland †
Appointed to the Company in 2010. He is Chief Executive of YO! Sushi Limited. He formerly held executive Board positions at City Centre Restaurants plc and Scottish & Newcastle plc — Retail Division.
Nick Backhouse †
Appointed to the Company in 2012. He is the Senior Independent Director of Guardian Media Group PLC and a Non-executive Director of All3Media.
Joined the Company in 1998 as Group Tax Manager. A qualified Chartered Accountant and Chartered Secretary. She was appointed Company Secretary in 2004.
* Member of the Remuneration and Audit Committees
† Member of the Nomination Committee