David Williams

Appointed May 2007 and as Joint Chair in August 2009

Committee membershipsNominations (chair), remuneration

QualificationsGraduated in economics from Manchester University, chartered accountant (UK)

ExperienceDavid has significant experience in senior financial roles held across a range of multinational companies, with board experience as both an executive and non-executive director.

David served as finance director of Bunzl plc for 14 years before retiring in January 2006. He was previously a member of the Tootal management board and Finance Director of Tootal plc and has held a number of senior independent director and committee chair roles. David was formerly a non-executive director of the Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Company, Dewhirst Group plc, Medeva plc, George Wimpey plc, Taylor Wimpey plc, Tullow Oil plc, Meggitt plc and Dubai-based DP World Limited.

David continues to contribute significant financial and business experience to the Board and has an extensive understanding of Mondi and its history since listing.

External appointmentsNone.