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Board of Directors

Our board of directors is made up of the following;

Reg Gott

Executive Chairman, Chairman of the Nominations Committee

Reg Gott

Executive Chairman, Chairman of the Nominations Committee

Reginald (Reg) Gott has been a Non-Executive Director since 2006. He was appointed as Chairman of the Board at the AGM held in 2015. He is also Chairman of the Nominations Committee.

Reg was Chief Executive of Resource Group Limited until early in 2016. From 2002 to 2008 he was an Executive Director of FKI plc, an international diversified engineering group, and from 2009 to 2012 he was Chief Executive of Nuaire Group.

Reg has an extensive background in the machinery, automation and controls segments of the capital goods markets across Europe and North America.

Richard Gibbs

Chief Executive Officer

Richard Gibbs

Chief Executive Officer

Richard Gibbs was appointed as Chief Executive Officer with effect from 1st September 2020.

Richard is an experienced director who has led a number of business operations supplying semiconductor, RF and electronics subsystems to the telecoms, aerospace, defence, medical and oil & gas markets. Richard joined Filtronic from Micross Components Ltd, a PE owned company, where he has been Managing Director since 2016.

Prior to his time at Micross, Richard spent nine years at E2V Technologies, where he was Group Sales & Marketing Director and President of the RF Product and Hi-Reliability Semiconductors Divisions, and 20 years with Honeywell, of which 10 years were spent managing overseas operations.

Michael Tyerman

Executive Director, Chief Financial Officer

Michael Tyerman

Executive Director, Chief Financial Officer

Michael Tyerman was appointed as Chief Financial Officer with effect from 01 April 2016.

Prior to joining Filtronic, Michael held various positions within Procter and Gamble, Huntsman Polyurethanes and Komatsu. He joined Filtronic in 2007 as Financial Controller of the Broadband business and was promoted to the position of Group Financial Controller in 2009. He has been Interim Head of Finance for the Filtronic group since July 2015 and served this position until his appointment to the Board.

Michael is a Chartered Management Accountant.

Michael Roller

Non-Executive Director, Chairman of the Audit Committee

Michael Roller

Non-Executive Director, Chairman of the Audit Committee

Michael Roller was appointed as a Non-Executive Director on 1 June 2013; and was appointed Chairman of the Audit Committee on 27 November 2015.

In January 2020, Michael was appointed CFO of Circassia Group (formerly Circassia Pharmaceuticals plc).
From March 2014 to May 2019, Michael was a member of the board of Bioquell plc as Group Finance Director. Michael has previously been Finance Director of a number of quoted companies, such as Corin Group plc. He has also held a number of other senior finance roles in a broad range of listed and private companies.

Michael qualified as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG.

Pete Magowan

Non-Executive Director, Chairman of the Remuneration Committee

Pete Magowan

Non-Executive Director, Chairman of the Remuneration Committee

Peter (Pete) Magowan was appointed as a Non-Executive Director on 19 November 2018 and as Chairman of the Remuneration Committee in March 2019.

He was previously an early employee and main board member of ARM Holdings, an Executive at Fidelity International Ltd and General Partner at Alta Berkeley Venture Partners.

Pete´s early operational career was in sales and marketing at leading technology companies. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology and a Diploma in Marketing from the University of Bristol Business School.

Dr. Maura Moynihan

Company Secretary

Dr. Maura Moynihan

Company Secretary

Maura joined Filtronic plc in 2002 as General Counsel.
In 2004, Maura was appointed as Company Secretary and continues as General Counsel in addition to this role.

Maura is a Solicitor with a science background.