Grafton Group Management

Management criteria checks 3/4

Grafton Group's CEO is Eric Born, appointed in Nov 2022, has a tenure of 1.58 years. total yearly compensation is £1.02M, comprised of 72.6% salary and 27.4% bonuses, including company stock and options. directly owns 0.007% of the company’s shares, worth $176.12K. The average tenure of the management team and the board of directors is 6.4 years and 3.4 years respectively.

Key information

Eric Born

Chief executive officer


Total compensation

CEO salary percentage72.6%
CEO tenure1.6yrs
CEO ownership0.007%
Management average tenure6.4yrs
Board average tenure3.4yrs

Recent management updates

Recent updates

CEO Compensation Analysis

How has Eric Born's remuneration changed compared to Grafton Group's earnings?
DateTotal CompensationSalaryCompany Earnings
Dec 31 2023UK£1mUK£740k


Sep 30 2023n/an/a


Jun 30 2023n/an/a


Mar 31 2023n/an/a


Dec 31 2022UK£749kUK£70k


Compensation vs Market: Eric's total compensation ($USD1.30M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD6.73M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Eric's compensation has increased by more than 20% whilst company earnings have fallen more than 20% in the past year.


Eric Born





Mr. Eric Born, BA, MBA, has been Chief Executive Officer and Director of Grafton Group plc since November 28, 2022. He was Independent Non-Executive Director of Serco Group plc from January 01, 2019 to Dec...

Leadership Team

Eric Born
CEO & Director1.6yrsUK£1.02m0.0072%
£ 176.1k
David Arnold
Group CFO & Director10.8yrsUK£766.00k0.093%
£ 2.3m
Jonathon Sowton
Group Strategic Development Directorno datano datano data
Paula Harvey
Group HR Directorno datano datano data
Charles Rinn
Group Financial Controller & Secretaryno datano data0.25%
£ 6.2m
Bert Bunschoten
Chief Executive of Iserono datano datano data
Howard Luft
Chief Executive Officer of Selco Branch6.4yrsno datano data


Average Tenure

Experienced Management: GROU.F's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.4 years average tenure).

Board Members

Eric Born
CEO & Director1.6yrsUK£1.02m0.0072%
£ 176.1k
David Arnold
Group CFO & Director10.8yrsUK£766.00k0.093%
£ 2.3m
Susan Murray
Senior Independent Director7.7yrsUK£73.00k0.00075%
£ 18.4k
Mark P. Robson
Independent Non-Executive Directorless than a yearUK£5.00kno data
Vincent Crowley
Independent Non-Executive Director7.7yrsUK£63.00k0.0040%
£ 98.4k
Ian Tyler
Independent Non-Executive Chairless than a yearno datano data
Rosheen McGuckian
Independent Non-Executive Director4.4yrsUK£63.00k0.0027%
£ 66.2k
Avis Darzins
Independent Non-Executive Director2.3yrsUK£63.00k0.0012%
£ 29.5k


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Board: GROU.F's board of directors are considered experienced (3.4 years average tenure).

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