Bill Ronald has been the Chairman of the Group since June 2013. Bill has a sales and marketing background, having spent 23 years in a variety of roles at Mars, including Managing Director of the UK confectionery operation. Since leaving Mars, he has been Chief Executive Officer of Uniq and has held non-executive roles in Bezier, Halfords, Alfesca, Dialight and the Compleat Food Group. He is currently Chairman of Fox International.
Co-Founder & Non-Executive Deputy Chairman
Charles has an engineering degree from Imperial College and an MBA from INSEAD. After leaving strategy consultants Bain & Co, he has been a serial entrepreneur, best known for his success in turning around the gin maker, Plymouth Gin. He acquired an equity stake in Plymouth Gin in 1997 becoming Managing Director, and after growing sales 14 times, it was sold to Absolut Vodka in 2001. This experience led Charles to identify an opportunity for a quality tonic water, and after meeting Tim Warrillow in 2003, set to work with him on a premium mixers business, which resulted in the formation of Fever-Tree.
Co-founder & Chief Executive Officer
Tim has a business management degree from Newcastle University, specialising in food marketing. During university he started his first business, a waitering agency. In 1998 he joined a London-based advertising and branding agency. Subsequently, he launched the Business Development Consultancy which included identifying opportunities in the premium food and drink sector. It was in this role that the made contact with Charles Rolls, which resulted in the formation of Fever-Tree.
Andrew is a graduate of Cambridge University where he studied Natural Sciences and qualified as an ACA in 2007. He has worked for a boutique firm specialising in start-ups and fast growing businesses and prior to joining the Group was Head of Finance at the Design Council. Andrew joined the Group in September 2012, in the run-up to the LDC investment and was appointed Finance Director in September 2013.
Coline joined the Group as a non-executive Director on 7 November 2014 and is Chair of the Remuneration Committee. Coline studied law at the University of New South Wales and holds an MB from Harvard (Baker Scholar). She has previously worked for McKinsey and for Clear Channel as CEO of the International division. Coline is currently a nonexecutive Director on the boards of: Travis Perkins plc and Inchcape plc and is on the German Supervisory Board of TUI AG, since its merger with TUI Travel plc. Coline was Remuneration Committee Chair at TUI Travel plc for three years and is Remuneration Committee Chair at Inchcape and Travis Perkins, as well as holding various committee responsibilities on other boards.
David joined the Group as a non-executive Director on 7 November 2014 and is Chair of the Audit Committee. David has over 30 years' experience in retail and consumer businesses, holding several executive and non-executive roles, including Group Finance Director and Deputy CEO at House of Fraser plc and Chairman roles at Moss Bros and Jessops. David's current plc appointments include Chairman of Conviviality Plc, and non-executive Director of Halfords Plc, Elegant Hotels Plc, Thinksmart Plc and Debenhams. In addition David is a Trustee of Walk the Walk, a breast cancer charity.