Group Operating CommitteeThe Group Operating Committee (GOC) is the Group Chief Executive’s management board for considering Group-wide initiatives and priorities.
The GOC meets monthly to review the development and implementation of strategy and operational plans; to review changes to policies and procedures and to discuss the development of new projects. It is made up of the following Executive Directors, divisional and functional heads:
Group Chief Executive
The Group Chief Executive is responsible for the leadership and operational management of the Group within the strategy and business plan agreed by the Board.
Group Finance Director
The Group Finance Director oversees all financial aspects of the Group's strategy and is responsible for the accurate, timely and relevant flow of financial information to the Group Chief Executive, the Board and external parties such as investors and financial institutions.
Group General Counsel and Company Secretary
The Group General Counsel and Company Secretary has overall responsibility for legal, company secretarial and governance matters, and Group risk and insurance and property.
Director of Corporate Affairs
The Director of Corporate Affairs is in charge of growing and protecting the reputation of the business. This is done through media relations, government and community affairs, and employee communications.
Chief Executives of Operating Divisions
All Chief Executives of the Group’s operating divisions are members of the GMT.
Group Human Resources Director
The Group Human Resources Director has overall responsibility for the company’s personnel and training strategy. He contributes to overall company strategy and policy making by advising on the personnel and human resource implications of decisions.
Chief Procurement Officer
The Chief Procurement Officer leads the Global Procurement function across the entire enterprise, including all business units and regions, for all direct and indirect sourcing and procurement, except for paper and fibre.
Group Chief Information Officer
The Group Chief Information Officer is accountable for the strategic alignment of our IT resources and will lead the IT function during the coming period of change, particularly around SFR and our applications landscape.