Appointment to the Board
Mike McCollum was appointed to the Board in April 2013.
Career and experience
Mike McCollum is chief executive officer of Dignity plc, a FTSE listed provider of funeral services. Like CVS, this is a multi-site, acquisitive service business. As finance director he was a prime mover in the 2002 leveraged buyout, the whole-business securitisation in 2003 and the IPO in 2004. He became chief executive in 2009.
Mike is a solicitor and holds an MBA from the University of Warwick.
He is chairman of the Remuneration Committee.