Board of Directors

Executive directors

Adam Vicary - Chief Executive Officer

Adam joined the company in September 2010 as joint managing director and was appointed to the main board in April 2012. He became chief executive on 31 March 2017.

Steve Mant - Finance Director

Steve joined the company in June 2010 and was appointed company secretary and finance director on 1 November 2010. Prior to joining the company he had been working for BDO LLP specialising in manufacturing, international and listed companies.

Mark Lewis - Managing Director of CNC Speedwell

Mark joined CNC Speedwell in 1990, becoming their managing director in 1996. He has overseen the machining requirements for the group and was appointed a director in 2003.


Non-executive directors

Brian Cooke - Chairman

Brian joined the company in 1960 after attending foundry college and serving an engineering apprenticeship. He worked in all departments of the company and was appointed a director in 1966, becoming joint managing director in 1968 and managing director in 1970. He ceased to be chief executive in 2007. He has been executive chairman since 1983, becoming non-executive chairman on 31 March 2015.

Gerard Wainwright - Senior Independent Non-executive Director

Gerard he was appointed a director in 1998 and is the senior independent director. He has been chief executive of a wide range of manufacturing companies for over 25 years together with international experience. He is chairman of the remuneration and nomination committees and a member of the audit and risk committee.

Alec Jones - Non-executive Director

Alec was appointed a director in April 2012 and is an independent director. He was a partner in PricewaterhouseCoopers for 27 years until his retirement in 2010. He is chairman of the audit and risk committee and is also a member of the remuneration and nomination committees.



Board Committees

The principal committees established by the directors are:


Audit and Risk Committee

This committee comprises the three non-executive directors and is chaired by A N Jones.

Terms of reference of Audit and Risk Committee



Remuneration Committee

This committee comprises the three non-executive directors and is chaired by G B Wainwright.

Terms of reference of Remuneration Committee



Nomination Committee

This committee comprises the three non-executive directors and is chaired by G B Wainwright.

Terms of reference of Nomination Committee