Appointed to the Board in November 2008.
Skills and experience: John is a member of the Council and Board of Business in the Community, is Vice President of the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, BEN, the automotive industry charity and The Institute of the Motor Industry. He was formerly a Director of the Bank of England and a non-executive Director of the Royal Mail and Charter International plc. He was awarded a CBE in June 1994.
External appointments: John is the Chairman and Group Chief Executive of the Unipart Group of Companies.