The Executive Committee is responsible for implementing the Group’s strategy and policies, day-to-day management of the business and monitoring performance.
Meinie Oldersma was appointed Group Chief Executive on 3 April 2017. He was previously Chief Executive of Brammer Limited, a leading specialist distributor of industrial maintenance, repair and overhaul products. Prior to that, Meinie was CEO at 20:20 Mobile Group and President of Ingram Micro China Group. Meinie was also previously a Non-Executive Director of Bunzl Plc. Meinie is Non-Executive Chairman of Kondor Ltd and a Non-Executive Director of Smallsteps BV.
Christian joined SIG on December 1 2015. Previously he was Senior Vice President for Staples Europe, with responsibility for Staples’ European B2B contract business, spanning operations in 15 countries. Prior to that, Christian held a variety of senior sales, general management and procurement roles with Staples and Corporate Express (which was acquired by Staples in 2008). Before joining Corporate Express in 1998, he held a number of Category Management and Marketing roles at Inmac Corp. and later Microwarehouse Inc.
Philippe joined SIG in September 2011 as Managing Director of SIG France. He has been in the construction industry since 2000, when he joined CRH as Finance and Development Director for France. He has then held a number of positions within CRH Europe before becoming Managing Director of CRH France Distribution. From 1995 to 2000, he worked in consumer electronics industry for Thomson multimedia, where he was the head of Controlling of the Glass Business Unit Europe & Asia. He started his career with Ernst & Young from 1989 to 1995.
Nick Maddock was appointed Chief Financial Officer on 1 February 2017. He was previously Chief Financial Officer of McCarthy & Stone plc. Prior to this, Nick worked as Finance Director for Centrica’s upstream oil and gas business, Financial Controller at British Gas and a Director in Mergers and Acquisitions at ING Barings. Nick trained as a chartered accountant and chartered tax advisor at Ernst & Young.