Joe Grimmond, Non executive Chairman

Joe was appointed in March 2011. He was previously Chief Executive of James Dickie plc and Chairman of Widney plc. Joe was appointed as non-executive Chairman at the AGM in 2011. Joe has also performed the role of Executive Chairman short term during the periods December 2015 to June 2016 and April 2017 to August 2017 whilst the group was recruiting for a CEO. Mr Grimmond is a Fellow of the Association of Accounting Technicians.

David Low, Non executive Director

David Low was appointed a director on 4 September 2015. He has over 25 years of private equity and investment management experience. He is an investor in several public and private companies involved in financial technology, sport and and leisure and real estate. He was a director of Manroy PLC until July 2015 when it was sold to FN Herstal SA for 16m. He is currently chairman of Three Thistles Plc.

Executive Directors

Michael (Mick) Wood, CEO

Mick Joined the Coral business in August 2017 as Chief Operating Officer. In January 2018 he accepted the role of Chief Executive Officer for the group. During his 38 years of experience in the plastics manufacturing industry, Mick has held many senior roles in Operations Management and Engineering disciplines.

Sharon Tinsley, FCMA, Finance Director & Company Secretary

Sharon was appointed in February 2017. She joined Coral Products Mouldings Ltd as Group Financial Controller in December 2016. She has 17 years of experience. She previously acted as Financial Controller of James Dewhurst Ltd, prior to this she held accounting positions at Pets Choice Ltd, Thames Water, Scott Health and Safety Ltd and Uniqema Ltd. Sharon is an Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Management Accountants.

Paul Freud Corporate Development Director

Paul Freud appointed in 2015, is responsible for directing the business development activities and driving new sales growth by seeking market opportunities or acquisitions. Paul has gained over 20 years’ management and leadership experience in the manufacturing industry. Paul was Managing Director of Tatra Plastics Ltd from 1999-2003, and became chairman in 2003 -2015, Paul is responsible for developing new and innovative product ranges for blue chip companies, including solutions for fibre optic broadband installations and rail infrastructure.


Remuneration committee: Joe Grimmond (Chairman) and David Low.

Responsible for the salary and bonus scheme for directors. For further information click here.


Audit Committee: David Low (Chairman) and Sharon Tinsley.

Responsible for the annual audit. For further information click here.