Senior Independent Director
Mike McTighe is the Company’s Senior Independent Director. Following an executive career in the medical equipment and telecommunications industries, including the chief executive role at the global operations division of Cable & Wireless plc, he holds a number of directorships, and is currently on the board of Ofcom (the UK’s regulator of the broadcasting, telecommunications and wireless communication sectors) where he is Chairman of the Audit Committee. He is chairman of Pace plc, Volex Group plc and WYG plc, and is also chairman of two privately owned technology companies. During the recent past he has been a member of the audit committees of Alliance & Leicester plc and London Metals Exchange Holdings Ltd. He has been a director of Betfair since October 2008.