Chairman

Jean-Paul Luksic

Non-Executive Chairman.

  • Leads the Board and ensures its effectiveness in all aspects of its duties.
  • Promotes the highest standards of integrity, probity and corporate governance.
  • Sets the agenda for Board meetings in consultation with the Secretary to the Board, other Directors and members of senior management.
  • Chairs meetings and ensures that there is adequate time available for discussion of all agenda items with a focus on strategic, rather than routine, issues.
  • Promotes a culture of openness and debate within the Board by facilitating the effective contribution of all Directors.
  • Oversees Director development, induction, performance evaluation and relations with shareholders.

Senior Independent Director

William Hayes

The Board is satisfied as to his independence.

  • Provides a sounding board for the Chairman and supports the Chairman in the delivery of his objectives as required.
  • Where necessary, acts as an intermediary between the Chairman and the other members of the Board or Group CEO.
  • Acts as an additional point of contact for shareholders focusing on the Group’s governance and strategy, and gives shareholders a means of raising concerns other than with the Chairman or senior management.

Non-Executive Directors

Ramón Jara
Hugo Dryland
Andrónico Luksic
Gonzalo Menéndez
Juan Claro

These Directors do not meet one or more of the independence criteria set out in the UK Corporate Governance Code.

  • Provide a range of outside perspectives to the Group and encourage robust debate with, and challenge of, the Group’s executive management.
  • Ensure that no individual or small group of individuals can dominate the Board’s decision-making

Independent Non-Executive Directors

Tim Baker
Ollie Oliveira
Vivianne Blanlot
Jorge Bande

These Directors meet the independence criteria set out in the UK Corporate Governance Code and the Board is satisfied as to their independence.

  • No connection with the Group or any other Director which could be seen to compromise independence.
  • Provide a range of outside perspectives to the Group and encourage robust debate with, and challenge of, the Group’s executive management.
  • Ensure that no individual or small group of individuals can dominate the Board’s decision-making.

 

More information is provided on the Board page