Kevin Smith (businessman)
Prior to GKN, he had been with British Aerospace (BAE plc) since 1980, first as a contracts officer. He advanced into the Commercial Directorate, where, by February 1990, he had become commercial director, as well as having been appointed to the Military Aircraft Ltd board. He served, lastly, as group managing director of the New Business division.
Smith was created a Knight Bachelor in 2007. Smith joined Unitas Capital as a partner in 2012. Smith joined Rolls Royce in 2016.
- Former non-executive director of Scottish and Southern Energy plc.
- Served on the boards of:
- Saab AB
- Panavia GmbH
- Eurofighter GmbH
- Matra BAe Dynamics
- Claverham Group Ltd (non-executive director)
- Ministerial Sub-Committee on Smart Procurement, member