AIS have an Executive Board responsible for running the business on a day to day basis and providing strategic direction. That Executive is currently supported by other Directors who are drawn from a cross section of our membership representative of our trading sectors and geographic spread. Those non-executive Directors rotate on a 3 year basis, elected each year at our Spring AGM, and the Chairman is normally appointed from that group and may serve for a longer period.

Currently the Board comprises the following individuals.

Executive Directors:

  • Sheila Cooper – Managing Director
  • Susan Potter-Price – Finance Director

Combined they have extensive AIS experience and a background of senior roles within retail or customer facing service companies including Selfridges, KPMG, HMV Media Group, Homebase and B&Q.

Non-executive Member Directors:

  • Stephen McCammon, Menarys – Chairman
  • Ian Barker, Barkers
  • Greg Davies, Smith Bradbeer
  • Adam Hopewell, Hopewells
  • Martyn Jenkins, Arthur Llewellyn Jenkins
  • Neville Moore, Ulster Stores
  • Ed Roy, Roys
  • Graham Schofield, Stokers