James John McCarthy Chairman Jim joined the Board in July 2011 and was appointed Chairman of the Group in November 2013. He has a wealth of corporate and management experience from a background in the retailing industry which spans over 40 years. He is also Non-Executive Chairman at UP Global Sourcing Holdings Plc.
Gareth Wynn Davies Chief Executive Gareth joined the Board in May 2018 when he became Chief Executive. He joined Wynnstay in 1999 as Sales Manager for South Wales, and became Head of Agriculture in 2008. He is also a Director of Hybu Cig Cymru – Meat Promotion Wales and a member of the Welsh Government Trade and Supply Chain Working Group.
David Andrew Thomas Evans Retail Director Andrew joined the Board in 2008 and has executive responsibility for the activities of Wynnstay (Agricultural Supplies) Limited. He also owns a dairy farm in Mid Wales.
Bryan Paul Roberts Finance Director Paul joined the Board in 1997 when he also became Company Secretary. He originally joined the Company in 1987 having previously worked in the animal feed industry. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.
Philip Michael Kirkham Vice-Chairman / Senior Independent Non-Executive Director Philip joined the Board in April 2013. He runs a mixed farming business in the West Midlands and also has significant experience in the UK livestock sector. He is also Non-Executive Chairman of Meadow Quality Limited, a multispecies livestock marketing business.
Howell John Richards Non-Executive Director Howell joined the Board in July 2014. He has significant experience within the agricultural supply industry and has established a large dairy enterprise in South Wales. As a member of a number of well recognised committees Howell promotes the UK dairy industry and supports initiatives for young entrants into UK farming.
Stephen Ellwood Non-executive Director Steve joined the Board in January 2016. He has a wealth of experience within the UK agriculture and agri-food sectors after spending 10 years as Head of Agriculture at HSBC, following on as Head of Food and Agriculture at Smilth & Williamson for four years. Steve is now an active Non-Executive Director for a number of agri-food businesses across the UK..