Date of appointment 1 June 2018
Chairman of the Nomination Committee and member of the Remuneration Committee.
Trustee of the Persimmon Charitable Foundation.
Roger Devlin was independent on appointment and has extensive business, leadership and governance experience, having held executive and non-executive roles in sectors such as corporate finance, gaming, leisure, pubs & brewing, sport and transport.
Roger is an experienced Chairman and is currently the Chairman of William Hill PLC. Roger’s previous appointments include Chairman of Marston’s PLC and Senior Independent Director at the Football Association.
Skills and contribution
Roger’s wealth of experience gives him a strong understanding of corporate governance, banking and finance, customer propositions and leadership.
Roger’s expertise and personal qualities enable him to effectively lead the Board and contribute towards the development and execution of the Group’s strategy by building strong relationships, facilitating open and productive debate and providing constructive challenge where necessary.