9. To elect Stevie Spring as an Independent Non-Executive Director (Elected - 93.42%)

Motion To elect Stevie Spring as an Independent Non-Executive Director.

Supporting information Started as an Independent Non-Executive Director on 25 June 2015.

Committee membership Remuneration (Chair)

Stevie Spring

Skills and experience Stevie is a respected Board Director with broad Executive and Non-Executive experience across the private, public and not-for-profit sectors. In an executive career in brand marketing and consumer advertising, she rose to be CEO of two international media Groups: Clear Channel, the world’s largest radio, out of home and live entertainment company; then Future PLC, where she led its successful digital transformation.

Currently, she also Chairs the ITG Group and Kino-mo (two technology companies who specialise in retail) and BBC Children in Need. She serves on the boards of Kent University and the ALCS. She holds an honorary doctorate for services to business and was this year named in The Sunday Times’ list of Britain’s 500 most influential people.

Why I want to be a director of the Co-op I believe in its values. And in its value. I want to help rebuild a business whose success can benefit all the communities we serve.

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

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