5. To elect Ian Ellis as an Executive Director (Elected - 95.31%)

Motion To elect Ian Ellis as an Executive Director.

Supporting information Started as Chief Finance Officer on 8 September 2015, appointed Executive Director on 6 April 2016. Ian Ellis Skills and experience Prior to working for the Co-op Ian was CFO for Wilkos for nearly 8 years. He is also on the board of Governors at Nottingham Trent University. A chartered accountant by training, Ian has held a number of senior finance positions at Morrisons and Northern Foods Plc.

Why I want to be a director of the co-op It’s a great time to be part of a movement that has a really different way of doing business for both its members and the communities it serves. Based on great values and principles we have a real opportunity to shape how things are done in the future and what can be achieved and benefits realised for everyone involved. Being part of this journey will be exciting and a privilege.

Your Board response: Your Board recommends that you vote for this motion.

Your Council response: Your Council recommends that you vote for this motion.