Victorian Plumbing’s dynamic, entrepreneurial and experienced Senior Leadership Team has has grown the business from inception to become the leading online operator in the sector, and is dedicated to growing the business.
Philip Bowcock was appointed as a director and Chair on 16 June 2021. He has extensive listed company experience, having been CEO of William Hill plc between June 2016 and September 2019 and before that CFO. Prior to joining William Hill, he was CFO of Cineworld Group PLC from 2011 until June 2015 and has had a number of other finance related roles, including finance director at Luminar PLC and financial controller and head of corporate development at Barratt Developments plc. Most recently he served as interim CEO of Countrywide Limited between November 2020 and March 2021.
Daniel joined Victorian Plumbing in August 2022. In April 2023, he succeeded Paul Meehan as Chief Financial Officer and was appointed as the Group’s Senior Information Risk Owner. He was previously Deputy Chief Financial Officer and Chief Transformation Officer at DWF Group plc and prior to that was Deputy Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary at Wilmington plc. Daniel qualified as a chartered accountant (FCA) at PwC, where he worked in various roles.
Damian Sanders was appointed as the senior independent non-executive Director on 16 June 2021. Damian is chair of the Audit and Risk Committee and a member of the Nomination Committee. Damian has over 20 years of experience as a senior equity audit partner at Deloitte, acting as adviser and corporate governance specialist for a number of FTSE Boards. He is also CFO of THG plc.
Dianne Walker was appointed as a Non-Executive Director on 14 June 2022. Dianne is chair of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit Committee and Remuneration Committee. Dianne is a Chartered Accountant (FCA) and previously spent 12 years at PWC in a senior management role in the North West practice. Dianne is currently a Non-Executive Director of Inspired plc, Development Bank of Wales plc and a number of private companies.
Neil was appointed product director of Victorian Plumbing in October 2011. Neil is also a director and secretary of Radcliffe Property Management Limited. Neil was also a director of Coral Phones Limited from June 2000 until its dissolution in July 2022, Varologic Limited from April 2007 until its dissolution in June 2015, and Metergy Limited from March 2010 until its dissolution in June 2014.
Joe joined Victorian Plumbing in November 2012 as Marketing Manager. In January 2016, Joe left Victorian Plumbing to be a Marketing Manager at Immediate Media Co. until February 2017 where he re-joined Victorian Plumbing as a Senior Marketing Manager. In December 2018, Joe was promoted to Chief Marketing Officer.
Leighan joined Victorian Plumbing in February 2019. Prior to joining Victorian Plumbing, Leighan worked for webuyanycar.com as a Software Architect between October 2015 to February 2019 and prior to that held a range of software architect and engineering positions with Swinton Insurance and 3M.
Kate joined Victorian Plumbing as Director of Finance in May 2023. She held a number of roles at DWF Group plc between January 2020 and May 2023, latterly as Head of Finance (Legal Advisory). Prior to her time at DWF, Kate spent over 14 years at PwC, working in both Forensic Services and Audit after qualifying as a chartered accountant (FCA) in 2008.