Stewart Gilliland

Non-Executive Chairman

Date of appointment:

Stewart joined the Board as a Non-Executive Director and Chair Designate on 5 July 2021


Stewart Gilliland has a wealth of experience in senior and board roles at fast-moving consumer goods businesses, both listed and private. Stewart has held non-executive positions at Mitchells & Butlers plc, Booker Group, Sutton & East Surrey Water Company and Vianet Group. These directorships follow a long and successful executive career in consumer-facing companies, where Stewart established a strong track record in supporting businesses to achieve their growth ambitions and encouraging engagement with stakeholders.

External Appointments:

Stewart is currently Chair of C&C Group plc, as well as a Non-Executive Director at Chapel Down Group, Tesco and Natures Way Foods.


Stewart has over 20 years’ experience and knowledge in international marketing, logistics and business management having held a number of senior roles, predominantly in customer-centric businesses.