A life-long Wolves fan, Black Country-born John Bowater is currently deputy chief executive and chief financial officer of Aggregate Industries Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Swiss based LafargeHolcim Group. Prior to joining Aggregate Industries in 2004, John was a director of Tarmac plc based in Wolverhampton where he worked for 35 years. He is also deputy chair of Governors at Thomas Telford School, a Governor of the Thomas Telford School Multi Academy Trust and on the management board of St Dominic's Grammar School, Brewood.