The Pace plc Executive Committee comprises two executive directors together with the following senior executives (who are deemed to be Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibility under the UK Listing Rules).
Mike Pulli, Chief Executive Officer
Mike was appointed Chief Executive Officer on 14 December 2011, after nearly eight years as President of Pace Americas. In his role as CEO, Mike is responsible for leading Pace’s global strategy. As President of Pace Americas, Mike was responsible for the company’s businesses in the USA, Canada and Latin America (LatAm).
Mike is also a non-executive Director of Itron (NASDAQ:ITRI), a technology company that provides solutions that help utilities measure, monitor and manage electricity, natural gas and water, having been appointed in January 2014.
Prior to joining Pace in 2004, Mike was CEO of broadcasting company Digital Latin America (DLA). Previously Mike spent eight years at Motorola in various senior management positions, including Vice President of International Operations, and served in a variety of financial positions at Allied-Signal, Inc. Mike holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Rider University and an MBA from Farleigh Dickinson University.
Mark Shuttleworth, Chief Financial Officer
Mark Shuttleworth was appointed as Chief Financial Officer and joined the Board of Directors with effect from 12 January 2015. A Yorkshireman, Mark is based at Pace’s Saltaire HQ.
Most recently, Mark served as the CFO of Emirates Integrated Telecommunication Company PJSC, known as “du” (DU:UH). He joined du in 2005 and was responsible for managing the financial and business investment strategy of the start-up operator; leading the $660m IPO of the business on the Dubai Financial Markets and building the business to a market capitalisation of $8bn and revenues of $3bn.
Prior to du, Mark was CFO of Qatar Telecom “QTel” (now “Ooredoo”, ORDS:YH) from 2003 to 2005. Mark has also served as Group Finance Director of European Telecom PLC, Group Finance Director at ORA Telecom Ltd and held a number of senior finance roles at Sensormatic Electronics Corporation Inc.
Mark qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Lubbock Fine and later worked at Price Waterhouse as a Senior Manager in Corporate Restructuring.
Anthony Dixon, General Counsel and Company Secretary
Anthony joined Pace in 1997 as General Counsel and Company Secretary, providing corporate legal advice and counsel. He is responsible for Pace’s Legal and Secretarial functions and for Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) licensing and negotiation.
As Company Secretary, Anthony leads Pace’s company secretarial function managing the obligations of being a UK publically listed company. Anthony is a Solicitor, qualifying in 1988 with Ashurst Morris Crisp.
Tim O'Loughlin, President, Pace Americas
Tim O'Loughlin is President of Pace Americas, and oversees the United States, Canada and Latin America. Since joining Pace in March 2001 as part of the marketing team, he has served in various roles including SVP of Sales and Customer Support, VP of Business Development, and VP of Sales and Marketing. He has been an instrumental part of Pace's expansion throughout the cable, telecommunications, and satellite industries.
Prior to joining Pace, Tim held strategic marketing positions in the hospitality and telecom industries. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration and an MBA.
In addition, the following senior executives attend meetings of the Executive Committee on a regular basis.
- Bruce Gureck - Chief Strategy Officer
- Jim Henderson - President, Pace International
- Jon Cobb - President, Software and Services
- Guy Sucharczuk - President, Networks
- Phil Baldock - Senior Vice President, Operations
- Jane Johnston - Group Human Resources Director