The lead team

PLC Board

Board composition

Malcolm Diamond MBE

Malcolm Diamond MBE

Non-Executive Chairman

Length of service: total 42 years; appointed as Non-Executive Chairman on 1 April 2017

Formerly, Trifast Executive Chairman after being re-appointed in 2009, CEO for 18 years before retiring in 2002. 1984-2002 Managing Director, TR Fastenings Limited

Key areas of expertise: Significant commercial skills and leadership experience gained from growing an international business covering Sales and marketing, strategic planning and implementation, business development and investor relations

Other directorships: Non-Executive Chairman (appointed May 2014) at Flowtech Fluidpower plc , the UK’s leading supplier of technical hydraulic fluid power products (Ticker- AiM: FLO) and joined the Board of Acal plc, a leading designer and manufacturer of specialist electronic components (Ticker: ACL), in November 2015 before being appointed Non- Executive Chairman in April 2017

Committee membership: Chairman of the Nominations Committee and by invitation

Mark Belton

Mark Belton

Chief Executive Officer

Length of service: 18 years; appointed to the plc Board in 2010 and CEO on 1 October 2015

Key areas of expertise: Over his career with Trifast, Mark has forged a wealth of knowledge and great understanding of the industry, the TR model, key sectors and our customer portfolio. As Group Finance Director, he also played a pivotal role in the successful acquisitions of PSEP in Malaysia, VIC in Italy and Kuhlmann in Germany. Other skills include all aspects of strategic and financial planning, and investor relations

Committee membership: Nominations Committee and by invitation

Geoff Budd

Geoff Budd

Commercial Director & European Managing Director

Length of service: 41 years; appointed to the plc Board in 1986

Key areas of expertise: Geoff has extensive knowledge of the industry, European and Asian markets particularly in sales & purchasing, manufacturing management and quality. His role gives him responsibility for all of the European operations but he also holds the responsibility for the Group on all aspects of the commercial business, specifically advising the Board on capex requirements for the manufacturing sites

Committee membership: by invitation

Clare Foster

Clare Foster

Chief Financial Officer

Length of Service: 2 years; appointed to the plc Board 1 October 2015

Key areas of expertise: All aspects of group financial management, accounting governance and strategic planning and implementation across all levels

Committee Membership: by invitation

Glenda Roberts

Glenda Roberts

Group Sales Director

Length of service: 27 years; appointed to the plc Board in 2010

27 years as Director of TR Fastenings Limited and Director for TR USA since July 2012

Key areas of expertise: Global sales & marketing experience in logistics & global supply chain, Key Account Management (KAM) and customer relationship management

Committee membership: by invitation

Neil W Warner

Neil W Warner

Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Length of service: 2 years; appointed to the plc Board on 16 June 2015

Key areas of expertise: Experienced Senior Independent Director with strong City relations. Extensive knowledge of international businesses gained over 30 years in commerce; solid understanding of key strategic drivers – growing sustainable businesses globally, M&A, compliance, risk management and IT

Other directorships: Non-Executive Director at Vectura Group plc (VEC) and of AiM listed Directa plus (DCTA)

Committee membership: Chair of the Audit Committee and a Member of the Remuneration Committee and the Nominations Committee

Jonathan Shearman

Jonathan Shearman

Independent Non-Executive Director

Length of service: 8 years; appointed to the plc Board in 2009

Key areas of expertise: Investment Fund management, stockbroking and investment banking, and charitable foundations

Other directorships: Non-executive director at AiM listed Orchard Funding Group

Committee membership: Chair of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit Committee and the Nominations Committee

Scott Mac Meekin

Scott Mac Meekin

Independent Non-Executive Director

Length of service: 4 years; appointed to the plc Board in 2013

Key areas of expertise: 30+ year career in both commercial and corporate structures across all major continents and cultures in finance, M&A, global logistics, technology, distribution and manufacturing

Other directorships: Director at Morgan Legend Limited Hong Kong, Director at Tes-Amm Private Limited, and CEO at Dearman Engine Company

Member of Harvard Alumni Association & National University Singapore Alumni Association

Committee membership: Member of the Audit Committee and Remuneration Committee