Appointment to the Board
Deborah Kemp was appointed to the Board in January 2018.
Career and experience
Deborah has held a variety of Chief Executive Officer roles in the consumer and hospitality sector, including as a FTSE 100 main board Director at Punch Taverns PLC. Her career started at Bass PLC as a Chartered Surveyor, subsequently holding key strategic roles in the evolution and growth of the
Punch Taverns pub company. Following a period in private equity and a trade sale of Laurel Funerals, she is now a Director of Vennco Limited and a
consultancy and interim specialist in the consumer-facing retail and hospitality sector, and assists multi-site businesses through growth change
Deborah was Chair of the Nomination Committee until 21 July 2020, when she assumed chairmanship of the Remuneration Committee. She is a member of all three Board Committees.