John Barton is Chairman of easyJet. He is also a non-executive director of Matheson & Co Ltd and SSP Group.
In the past, John has chaired Catlin Group Ltd and Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group, the latter between 1997 and 2001 following the successful merger of Jardine Insurance Brokers (where he was CEO for 13 years) and Lloyd Thompson. He has also been Chairman of Cable & Wireless, Brit Insurance Holdings NV, the senior independent director and Chairman of the Remuneration Committee of WH Smith, Chairman of Wellington Underwriting, Chairman of Hammerson’s Remuneration Committee, and Senior Independent Director and a non-executive director of the General Insurance Standards Council, Sherwood International and BNB Resources.
John mentors CEOs of various charities through the Kilfinan Group. He is a qualified chartered accountant and received an MBA from Strathclyde University.
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