David Landless was appointed as a Non-Executive Director in March 2013. He is a member of the Nomination Committee, and the Audit Committee (chair). He acts as the financial expert of the Audit Committee, under the rules of the New York Stock Exchange.
Mr. Landless is retired Bodycote plc, leading provider of heat treatment and specialist thermal processing services worldwide. Prior to Bodycote, he held increasingly responsible financial positions at Courtaulds plc, a diversified manufacturer of man-made fibers, chemicals and coatings. Early in his career he worked for Carrington Viyella, a textile manufacturer, and Bowater, a manufacturer of pulp and paper and industrial packaging products.
Mr. Landless is a Non-Executive Director and chair of the Audit Committees of Innospec, Inc. and Renold plc and a Non-Executive Director of European Metal Recycling Ltd. He graduated from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology.