Following the completion of the D Share Scheme described in the circular to shareholders dated 6 September 2019 (available in the 2019 General Meeting section of the website) this is a guidance note in respect of the UK capital gains tax treatment for individual Ordinary Shareholders of the Return of Capital by way of D Share Scheme. The guidance note is addressed to all shareholders, but is intended to provide UK tax guidance for the benefit of those individual Ordinary Shareholders who held Ordinary Shares at the record time for entitlement to D Shares pursuant to the D Share Scheme (i.e. 6.00 p.m. on 1 October 2019).
Aged 68. Joined in 1978. A Chartered Accountant with international experience. Initially ran the Wine Division as Wine Director. Appointed Marketing Director in 1988, Managing Director in 1992, Chief Executive in 2002 and Chairman in 2007. Chairman of the British Beer and Pub Association 2008-2010. Master of the Worshipful Company of Vintners 2011-2012.
Aged 53. Joined in 1996 from Bass plc where he held a variety of senior operational and strategic planning roles. Appointed to the Board as Retail Director in May 1998, Managing Director, Fuller’s Inns in July 2006, Group Managing Director in November 2010 and Chief Executive in July 2013. Non-Executive Director of The National Gallery Company Limited and WH Smith PLC . Previously Senior Independent Director and chair of the Remuneration Committee of Dunelm Group plc. An economics graduate and alumnus of Harvard Business School.
Aged 33. Appointed to the Board in 2019. Joined the Company in 2013 as an Operations Manager for Fuller’s Inns. Appointed Head of Tenanted Operations in 2015 and Tenanted Director in 2018. Qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Grant Thornton LLP. Civil engineering graduate.