Simon was Executive Chairman of Tradus plc until the company’s sale in March 2008. Simon was also Executive Vice-Chairman of ntl:Telewest until 2007, having joined ntl in 2003 as CEO. Simon has also served as CFO of Orange SA, CEO of wireless data specialist End2End AS, CEO and Deputy Chairman of WorldOnline International BV, and held senior positions at EMI Group plc and Guinness plc. Simon is also a Non-Executive Chairman of YouView TV Ltd., as well as a Non-Executive Director of Oger Telecom Limited, Wizz Air Holdings Plc, Nordic Entertainment Group AB and Telit Communications Plc. Simon has also served as chairman of the board of Bwin.party digital entertainment plc and Mblox Inc. as well as board member of Millicom International Cellular and Avito AB. Simon is a Master’s graduate of the University of Oxford and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Chairman of the Audit Committee.
Independent of the Company and management and independent of the major shareholders.
Direct or related person ownership: 1,750 class B shares as of 31 December 2018.