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Roger Devlin

Marston's PLC

London, UK


Marston's PLC

Roger is Chairman of Marston's (FTSE250 pubs and brewery group), Gamesys, Satellite Information Services (sports media) and Porthaven Nursing Homes. In 2012 he was appointed the first Independent Non-Executive Director by the Football Association.

Previous appointments have included National Express and various private equity chairmanships - Venere (Advent, sold to Expedia), Traveljigsaw (Isis, sold to Priceline) and Principal Hotels (Permira, sold to Starwood).

Roger chairs the Business Committee of the R&A Golf and is a member of the Racehorse Owners Association.

Roger Devlin’s Newsfeed

09 Apr 2018
Proactive Investors
Persimmon receives one-year extension to revolving credit facility

The news of the extension comes following a board change in March, when the group appointed former Marston’s PLC (LON:MARS) chairman Roger Devlin as its new chairman...

15 Mar 2018
Persimmon names Roger Devlin as new chairman

LONDON (Reuters) - Persimmon (PSN.L), Britain’s second-biggest builder, on Thursday named Roger Devlin as its new chairman, hoping he will help the company move on after a row over an executive incentive plan saw his predecessor quit last year.  Devlin will step down as chairman of pub operator Marston’s (MARS.L) and as the senior independent director of the Football Association on May 1 and start as Persimmon chairman on June 1.

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Roger Devlin’s Background

Sep 2013 - Present
Wolverhampton, UK
The UK's leading independent pub and brewery with over 1,700 pubs in the UK. Marstons is the world's largest brewer of cask ale.
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Breaking the Bank Ltd.
Film Writer, Producer & Financier
Aug 2013 - Present
London, UK
Film about a rogue trader, premiered in June 2016.
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Other Business Interests

Feb 2018 - Present
London, UK
William Hill is a familiar name on UK high streets with 2,375 of the c8,700 Licensed Betting Offices.
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The Football Association
Independent Director
Jan 2012 - Present
London, UK
The Football Association, known as the FA, is the governing body of association football in England and the Crown dependencies of Jersey, Guernsey and the Isle of Man. Formed in 1863, it is the oldest football association in the world and is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the amateur and professional game in its territory.
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Roger Devlin’s Education

MA (hons), Law
1975 - 1978
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Manchester Grammar School
1968 - 1975