On 5 March 2018 the Nomination Committee recommended, and the Board approved, a Board Diversity Policy. A separate Stock Spirits Group PLC Equality and Diversity Policy applies to all employees in the Stock Spirits Group of companies.
The key statement and objectives of the Board Diversity policy are as follows:
The Board recognises the benefits of diversity and will take into consideration diversity of skills, background, knowledge, international and industry experience, gender and race, amongst many other factors, when seeking to appoint a new Director to the Board. Notwithstanding this, all Board appointments are always made on merit.