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Board of directors

Directors and officers

Scott Forbes, Chairman

Appointment to the Board
13 July 2005

Committee membership
Nomination

Current external commitments
Chairman of Ascential plc
Non-executive director of Travelport Worldwide Limited
Chairman of Innasol Group Limited 
Chairman of Cars.com Inc

Previous roles and relevant experience
Chairman of Orbitz Worldwide until September 2015. Director of NetJets Management Ltd, a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway until October 2009.  Scott has over 35 years’ experience in operations, finance and mergers and acquisitions including 15 years at Cendant Corporation which was formerly the largest worldwide provider of residential property services. Scott established Cendant’s international headquarters in London in 1999 and led this division as Group Managing Director until he joined Rightmove.

Peter Brooks-Johnson, Chief Executive Officer

Appointment to the Board
10 January 2011

Current external commitments
None

Previous roles and relevant experience
Peter joined Rightmove in 2006 and became Chief Operating Officer in April 2013 having been Managing Director of rightmove.co.uk since 2011 and head of the Agency business since 2008. He was promoted to Chief Executive officer in May 2017. Prior to joining Rightmove, Peter was a management consultant with Accenture and the Berkeley Partnership.

Robyn Perriss, Finance Director

Appointment to the Board
30 April 2013

Current external commitments
None

Previous roles and relevant experience
Robyn joined Rightmove in 2007 as Financial Controller with responsibility for day to day financial operations, was appointed Company Secretary in April 2012 (until July 2014) and promoted to the Board as Finance Director in April 2013. Robyn qualified as a chartered accountant in South Africa with KPMG and worked in both audit and transaction services. Prior to joining Rightmove, Robyn was Group Financial Controller at the online media business, Auto Trader.

Peter Williams, Non-Executive Director

Appointment to the Board
3 February 2014

Committee membership
Remuneration (Chairman), Audit, Nomination

Current external commitments
Chairman of DP Eurasia N.V
Chairman of boohoo.com plc
Chairman of Mister Spex GmbH
Chairman of U and I plc

Previous roles and relevant experience
Peter was previously senior independent director of ASOS plc and Sportech plc, Chairman of Jaeger, held non-executive director roles in Cineworld Group plc, the EMI group, Blacks Leisure Group plc, JJB Sports plc, GCap Media plc and Capital Radio Group plc. In his executive career, Peter was Chief Executive at Alpha Group plc and prior to that, Chief Executive of Selfridges plc where he also acted as Chief Financial Officer for over ten years.

Ashley Martin, Non-Executive Director

Appointment to the Board
11 June 2009

Committee membership
Audit (Chairman)

Current external commitments
Non-executive director of Zegona Communications plc

Previous roles and relevant experience
Ashley qualified as a chartered accountant in 1981 and has a career in finance spanning 35 years. He was previously Global Chief Financial Officer of Engine Holding LLC, Group Finance Director of Rok plc, the building services group, and Group Finance Director of the media services company, Tempus plc.

Rakhi Goss-Custard, Non-Executive Director

Appointment to the Board
28 July 2014

Committee membership
Audit, Remuneration, Nomination

Current external commitments

Non-executive director of Kingfisher plc
Non-executive director of Schroders plc

Non-executive director of Intu Properties plc

Non-executive director of Be Heard Group plc


Previous roles and relevant experience

Rakhi was previously Director of UK Media at Amazon to June 2014. She held various other senior positions during her 11-year tenure at Amazon including Media, Entertainment, General Merchandise and Book divisions as well as Product Development. Prior to Amazon, Rakhi previously advised Zappos and held strategy roles at TomTom and Oliver Wyman.

Jacqueline de Rojas, Non-Executive Director

Appointment to the Board
30 December 2016

Committee Membership
Remuneration, Nomination

Current external commitments

President of techUK

 

Previous roles and relevant experience

Jacqueline has been employed throughout her career by global blue-chip software companies and has held senior positions at Citrix, CA Technologies, McAfee and Ascential Software.  She was a Non-Executive Director of Home Retail Group from 2012 to 2016.  Jacqueline is an advisor to the Digital Leaders Technology Group and a passionate advocate for diversity and inclusion in the workplace with a particular focus on getting women and girls into digital careers and studying STEM subjects. Formerly a Non-Executive Director of Home Retail Group from 2012 until its sale in 2016.   

Andrew Findlay, Non-Executive Director

Appointment to the Board
1 June 2017

Committee Membership
Audit Committee, Nomination

Current external commitments
Director of easyJet plc

Previous roles and relevant experience
Andrew has been the Chief Financial Officer of easyJet plc since 2015. Before joining easyJet, Andrew was Chief Financial Officer of Halfords plc and prior to that Director of Finance, Tax and Treasury at Marks and Spencer.  He formerly held senior finance roles at the London Stock Exchange and at Cable and Wireless, both in the UK and US. Andrew qualified as a chartered accountant with Coopers & Lybrand.

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Sandra Odell, Company Secretary

Sandra Odell

Company Secretary

 

Appointment to the Board

1 November 2016

 

Previous roles and relevant experience

Sandra is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators. Prior to joining Rightmove, Sandra was Company Secretary of Quintain, the London property developer, and before that held various senior company secretarial positions in listed financial services companies.