Various committees and groups relating to the running of the business report to the Chief Executive Officer.
These groups have a dual role both advising the Chief Executive Officer and also implementing the strategy throughout the business. A number of these committees also report regularly to the Board or one of its Committees.
Commercial & Operations Committee – Committee of the Executive Officers, advising the Chief Executive Officer on commercial and operational matters
Regional Leadership Teams – Implement work of regional presidents
Functional Leadership Teams – Implement work of functional presidents
Disclosure Committee – Approves all announcements (except routine regulatory matters) released to investors and to UKLA, London and New York Stock Exchanges, and SEC
Finance & Banking Committee – Approves banking and treasury matters, corporate structure changes, acquisition details
Group Risk Committee – Reviews risk registers and mitigation plans, reports to Board and Audit Committee
Health, Safety and Environment Leadership Team – Oversees health, safety and environmental matters across the Group
Diversity & Inclusion Council – Implements strategies to promote diversity and inclusion across the Group
Group Benefits Committee – Oversees policies and processes relating to pension and employee benefit plans
Group Ethics & Compliance (including Quality) Committee – Monitors developments in compliance