Group executive committee
The Committee meets regularly to address strategic issues, to review the Group's progress against its business plan for the year and to discuss other high-level matters affecting the Group's performance or prospects. In addition to the Group Chief Executive and the Group Finance Director, there are seven other positions on the Group Executive Committee.
Julian Roberts (52), B.A., F.C.A., M.C.T.
Group Chief Executive
Julian has been Group Chief Executive of Old Mutual plc since September 2008. Julian joined Old Mutual in August 2000 as Group Finance Director, moving on to become CEO of Skandia following its purchase by Old Mutual in February 2006. Prior to joining Old Mutual he was Group Finance Director of Sun Life & Provincial Holdings plc and previously Chief Financial Officer of Aon UK Holdings Limited.
Philip Broadley (49), M.A., F.C.A.
Group Finance Director
Philip has been Group Finance Director since November 2008. He was previously Group Finance Director of Prudential plc from May 2000 to March 2008. Prior to joining Prudential, he was a partner in Arthur Andersen from 1993 to 2000. He has been Chairman of the 100 Group of Finance Directors, a founding member and trustee of the CFO Forum of European Insurance Company Finance Directors, and a member of the IASB's Insurance Working Group. He is a member of the Code Committee of the Takeover Panel.
Andrew Birrell (40), B.Bus. Sc (Hons), FASSA, FFA, ASA, CERA
Group Risk and Actuarial Director
Andrew has been Group Risk and Actuarial Director since March 2009. He joined Old Mutual South Africa in August 2007 as Chief Risk Officer and was appointed Group Chief Actuary at Old Mutual plc in July 2008. Previously he was Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer at Investec Securities. Prior to this he was Chief Financial Officer at Capital Alliance Holdings. His early career was at Metropolitan Life. Andrew is a Fellow of the Faculty of Actuaries, Fellow of the Actuarial Society of South Africa, an Associate of the Society of Actuaries and a Chartered Enterprise Risk Analyst.
Mike Brown (43), BCom, Dip Acc, CA (SA), AMP
Chief Executive, Nedbank Group
Mike Brown has been Chief Executive of Nedbank Group Limited since March 2010. He was previously the Chief Financial Officer of Nedbank Group and Nedbank Limited from November 2004. Prior to that he headed Property Finance at Nedbank and before that he was an executive director of BoE Limited.
Paul Hanratty (48), B.Bus Sc. (Hons). FIA
Chief Executive Officer, Long-Term Savings and Chairman, Old Mutual South Africa
Paul was appointed Head of Long-Term Savings in March 2009 and Chairman of Old Mutual South Africa in September 2009. He has been with Old Mutual South Africa (OMSA) since 1984. He is a fellow of the Institute of Actuaries and has held a number of roles at Old Mutual. These included Head of Product Development, General Manager, Finance and Actuarial and Head of the Retail business of OMSA. He joined the Board of the OMSA life business in 2003 and became Managing Director of OMSA in 2006.
Don Hope (53)
Head of Strategy Development
Don was appointed Head of Strategy Development at Old Mutual in March 2009. He joined Old Mutual as Group Treasurer in May 1999, with responsibility for developing the Group's international treasury function. He was appointed to the role of Chief Executive Officer of Old Mutual (Bermuda) Limited in August 2008. Don was Chairman of the Intech Fiduciaries Ltd and the Old Mutual Australia Ltd boards until their sale from the Old Mutual Group, a role he assumed in November 2007. Before joining Old Mutual, Don was Group Treasurer of Eagle Star Holdings plc, a subsidiary of B.A.T. Industries plc.
Paul Maddox (49), M.A., F.C.A.
Head of Strategic Implementation
Paul joined Old Mutual in February 2009 (on a longterm secondment) from Ernst & Young where he was the Partner in charge of the Programme Advisory Services practice. Paul has spent the last 20 years as a management consultant delivering major change programmes in Financial Services, including the highly successful Chip and Pin Programme, which was the biggest change in the UK payments industry since decimalisation. Paul started his career by qualifying as a Chartered Accountant with Deloitte Haskins and Sells.
Don Schneider (53), B.A., M.A.
Group Human Resources Director
Don joined Old Mutual in May 2009 from Merrill Lynch, where he was Senior Vice President and Head of Human Resources for their Global Wealth Management Division. Prior to that, he headed HR for their Global Markets and Investment Banking Division. Don originally joined Merrill Lynch in 1997 as Head of International Human Resources, based in London, where he was responsible for all HR activities outside the US. Prior to joining Merrill Lynch, Don worked for Morgan Stanley for 13 years and he held a variety of senior HR roles. Don started his career as a consultant in human resources.
Tom Turpin (49), BS (Accounting)
President and Chief Executive Officer, Old Mutual Asset Management (US)
Tom was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer, Old Mutual Asset Management (US) in June 2008. He previously served as Chief Operating Officer of Old Mutual (US). Prior to that, he was Managing Director and Head of Defined Contribution Plans at Putnam Investments. From 1982 to 1993 he held a variety of leadership positions with The Boston Company. Tom is a member of the board of Old Mutual (US) Holdings and a member of the boards of directors of several affiliated companies and affiliate managed investment funds.