Member of the Board of Directors
Appointed to the Board: June 2004 Nationality: Irish Age: 65 Committee membership: Acquisitions Committee; Finance Committee; Nomination & Corporate Governance Committee Skills and experience: Nicky was Vice President of Manufacturing and Business Operations for Dell Inc.’s Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) operations from 2000 to 2008. Prior to joining Dell, he was Executive Vice President at Eastman Kodak and previously held the position of President and Chief Executive Officer at Verbatim Corporation, based in the US. Qualifications: C.Eng, FIEI, MBA. External appointments: Non-listed: Chief Executive of Prodigium, a consulting company which provides business advisory services; non-executive Director of Musgrave Group plc, a privately-owned international food retailer. Listed: Non-executive Director of Finning International, Inc., the world’s largest Caterpillar equipment dealer.