Mark Reckitt

Independent Director

Mark Reckitt is a non-executive director and chairs the Audit Committee at three FTSE 250 plc’s, JD Wetherspoon, Cranswick and Mitie Group.

A chartered accountant, he joined Cadbury Schweppes plc in 1989 and was Chief Strategy Officer for Cadbury plc until he left after the acquisition by Kraft in 2010.

Whilst at Cadbury he was part of the team that transformed Cadbury through 41 M&A transactions including demerging a key US business.

Since leaving Cadbury he was group strategy director and a divisional president at Smiths Group plc from February 2011, moving on in April 2014 to focus on non-executive director roles.