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Mr Steven Webb


Committee Memberships


Steven is a member of the Audit Committee.


Profile

Steven has been General Counsel and Group Company Secretary at Premier Farnell plc, global distributor of electronic components and industrial products, since December 2000. Steven’s role involves being formally responsible for corporate social responsibility and group insurance in addition to secretarial/legal areas, but he has also managed a strategic review of the business, led negotiations with key customers and suppliers, and worked on group re-branding project teams.

Steven is a qualified lawyer with a specialism in company law and has served the boards in a number of regulated and non-regulated business and consumer industries. Before joining Premier Farnell, he was the Company Secretary and General Counsel of Kelda Group plc (formerly Yorkshire Water) and Company Secretary of Kalon Group plc. He has a strong background in governance, having been at the forefront of best practice through the times of Cadbury, Greenbury, the UK Corporate Governance Code and the new Companies Act.