Appointment to the Board
Deborah Kemp was appointed to the Board in January 2018.
Career and experience
Deborah has a background of demonstrable commercial success, operating in a variety of CEO roles in the consumer and hospitality sector where she was a FTSE100 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 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, a consultancy and interim specialist in the consumer-facing retail and hospitality sector, and assists multi-site businesses through growth change and transformation.
Deborah is chair of the Nominations Committee and a member of the Audit Committee and the Remuneration Committee.