Company: House of Fraser plc House of Fraser Ltd

Company name: House of Fraser plc
Company name: Executive Committee
Dates in business: 1982-

Earlier name: Company name: House of Fraser Ltd
Company name: Executive Committee
Dates in business: 1980-1982

The executive committee was responsible for discussing and dealing with on a day to day basis all executive matters requiring immediate attention as well as reviewing the immediate and future trading and profit performance of group companies, current expense levels, employee numbers, overhead expenses, merchandising costs, sales promotional programmes, buying policies, control of cash throughout group companies, property development schemes, property disposals and acquisitions, management development needs and the proftiability of the total range of House of Fraser activities. The committee had to initiate plans to ensure that each company in the House of Fraser Group had an adequate management organisation tailored to its operational and budgeted needs and recommend them to the board for approval. The committee then had to implement these plans and provide the necessary resources to ensure their fulfilment. The work of the committee was essentially concerned with shorter term executive decision making leaving the board with the responsibility for longer term strategic decisions.

Management of company

The executive committee was a subcommittee of the board of directors. It reported to and made recommendations to the board. All the committee's decisions were subject to approval by the board.

Company history

The executive committee was established in 1980. It was still in existence in 1985.

Records held for House of Fraser plc:

Title: Minutes of meetings of executive committee
Date: 1980-1983
Title: Minutes of meetings of board of directors
Date: 1980-1985
The board minutes refer to meetings of the executive committee.

Related People and Companies:

Corporation name: House of Fraser Ltd
Dates of connection: 1980-
Corporation name: Board of Directors
Dates of connection: 1980-
Connection type: The committee reported to the board of directors.

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