Group Executive Committee


  • Scott was appointed as Chief Executive in January 2023 having joined Essentra in 2010 as Managing Director of the Components European business and subsequently joined the GMC in January 2014 leading the Components Global Strategy. Prior to joining Essentra, Scott was Head of eCommerce at Electrocomponents plc, where he held a variety of increasingly senior sales, marketing and eCommerce positions during his 17 year career there.

    • Appointed to the Board: April 2022
    • Committee membership: Sustainability
    • Other current appointments: Group Finance and Executive Director at Marshalls Plc
    Jack was the Group Finance and Executive Director of Marshalls plc from October 2014 to April 2021. Previously, Jack served as the Strategy Director and then CFO of AMEC (E&I) between January 2010 and September 2014. Jack is a qualified chartered accountant, has a diploma in treasury management and graduated from the University of Leeds in 1987 with a Bachelors in Economics & Management Studies (Honours) and in 1989 with Masters of Science (Civil Engineering).
  • Emma joined Essentra in 2020 and was appointed as Company Secretary in 2023. Prior to becoming Company Secretary Emma was Head of Governance, and previously worked for Which? and Imagination Technologies. Emma has extensive experience in the governance sector and is a qualified company secretary.
  • Hugues joined Essentra in 2019 as Managing Director of the Components European business and was appointed to his current role in July 2022. Prior to joining Essentra, Hugues was Global Commercial Director at Coats, where he held a variety of increasingly senior Commercial and P&L management positions during his 16 year career there. Hugues started his career at Moss Plastic Parts and Alliance Plastics which later formed part of Essentra.
  • Lynne joined Essentra as President of the Americas region and global Chief Marketing Officer in July 2022. Prior to joining Essentra, Lynne was Chief Marketing Officer at PlayPower, a world leading manufacturer of outdoor recreation equipment. Lynne has extensive marketing and general management experience having worked at blue-chip consumer products including SC Johnson, PepsiCo, Cadbury, Mondelez, Kellogg’s and Campbell Soup.
  • Rob joined Essentra in 2021 as Supply Chain Director of the Components business. Rob has over 25 years of Supply Chain experience covering end-to-end supply chain across both industrial products and consumer goods sectors. Prior to joining Essentra Rob’s background combines both senior operational leadership roles with business consulting, with a focus on operational transformation and performance improvement.
  • Oshin joined Essentra as Group Human Resources Director in January 2019 and became interim Chief People and Culture Officer in January 2023 when the Company became a pure-play Components business. Prior to joining Essentra, Oshin was Group Human Resources Director at Imagination Technologies, and has extensive human resources experience having previously held senior roles at global organisations including Securitas, ComfortDelGro, Centrica and QinetiQ.
  • Sam joined in 2014 and during his time with Essentra has been primarily responsible for Digital and Hassle Free strategic programmes along with embedding Digital and Data into the business globally. Prior to joining Essentra, Sam spent 11 years at RS Components in a number of increasingly senior Digital and Commercial roles.
  • Gabriele joined Essentra in 2019 as Finance Director for the Components business. Prior to joining Essentra, she worked across Manufacturing & Distribution, Consumer, Media and Market Research in privately owned and listed businesses. Gabriele held a variety of Finance and wider leadership roles with a focus on business growth and change. She is a professional certified Coach from Henley Business School.