Decision details

Draft Edsential Board Composition and Non-Executive Director Succession Planning report

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Director of Law and Corporate Services presented the report which set out the proposals made by Edsential CIC (“Edsential”) for the alignment of the composition of its board with the provisions of the Shareholder Agreement, the rotation of non-executive directors of the company and the future strengthening of its board to more accurately reflect the sectors served by it. The documents had been approved at Cheshire West and Chester Council.


Resolved: That

1. the board of the Edsential be authorised to

(a) implement the changes to the composition of its board set out in paragraph 3.9 of this report; and

(b) adopt, so far as is practicable, the proposals to rotate, replace and appoint its directors of the company as summarised at paragraph 3.10 of this report;

2. the Director of Law and Corporate Services be authorised to progress all necessary steps to settle and perfect a document reflecting the agreed changes so as to amend the terms of the relevant Shareholder Agreement made between the Council, Cheshire West and Chester Council and Edsential

Publication date: 03/04/2024

Date of decision: 21/03/2024

Decided at meeting: 21/03/2024 - Shareholder Board

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