Rabinder (“Ravi”) Singh Takhar
Position: Chief executive officer.
Skills and experience: Mr Ravi Takhar has over 25 years’ experience in the acquisition, growth, financing and disposal of financial businesses. Mr Takhar joined Bexhill UK Limited in 2002 and has led the growth of its business to its current size. Prior to creating the group, Ravi was an investment banker and head of Financial Services investment at Nikko, the Japanese investment bank, from 1998 to 2002 as well as chairman of Mortgages PLC, the mortgage lender. Mr Takhar was also head of Mortgage Principal Finance at Investec Bank PLC from 2005 to 2008. He qualified as a banking solicitor at Clifford Chance, a leading international law firm, and has an MA from the University of Oxford.
Tenure: appointed 2 June 2015, last elected December 2018.
Other current principal external appointments: Mr Takhar is currently a director of Urban Exposure plc and a non-executive director of Honeycomb Investment Trust PLC.
Re-election: This is required at the first AGM after appointment and every three years thereafter.
Termination: Termination of his contract is by either party with six months written notice.
Remuneration: This is set by the remuneration committee and is disclosed in the annual report.
Time requirement: He is expected to devote such time as is necessary for the proper performance of his duties.
Shareholding: He holds 11,458,333 ordinary shares in the group.