Board of Directors and
Executive team

Sam Laidlaw

Chief Executive (53) C,D,E,N

Sam Laidlaw joined Centrica as Chief Executive in July 2006. He is Chairman of the Executive Committee and the Disclosure Committee. He was previously executive vice president of the Chevron Corporation, chief executive officer at Enterprise Oil and president and chief operating officer at Amerada Hess. In January 2008, he was appointed a non-executive director of HSBC Holdings plc. Until August 2007, he was a non-executive director of Hanson plc. He is a trustee of the medical charity RAFT.

Sam Laidlaw

Key to membership of committees

  • A – Audit Committee
  • C – Corporate Responsibility Committee
  • D – Disclosure Committee
  • E – Executive Committee
  • N – Nominations Committee
  • R – Remuneration Committee