Kingfisher's Group Executive team meets monthly and is responsible for the overall strategic decision-making of the Group. It is supported by the One Team Board. The One Team Board, made of the Operating Company CEOs and senior directors at Group level, is responsible for implementing the strategy and fulfilling our Better Homes, Better Lives mission.
Véronique Laury CEO Castorama, France and Group CEO designate
Kevin O'Byrne CEO, B&Q and Koçtaş brands
Alain Souillard CEO, Brico Dépôt International
Steve Willett CEO, Group Productivity & Development
Karen Witts Group Finance Director
Sir Ian Cheshire Group Chief Executive
Current directorships: Appointed to the Board in June 2000 and as Group Chief Executive in January 2008. He is the Senior Independent Director of Whitbread plc, lead Non-Executive Member on the Department for Work and Pensions Board, member of the Corporate Leaders Group on Climate Change, and a Member of the Employers' Forum on Disability President's Group. He also chairs the Ecosystem Markets Task Force.
Expertise: He was previously Chief Executive, B&Q UK from June 2005. He was appointed Chief Executive International and Development in September 2002, Chief Executive of e-Kingfisher in May 2000 and was Group Director of Strategy & Development. Before joining Kingfisher he worked for a number of retail businesses including Sears plc where he was Group Commercial Director.
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