Executive Committee consists of 19 members, including the ﬁve directors of Lewis Stores, and the heads of key areas of operation within Lewis. The Committee meets three times a year in conjunction with the Lewis Stores Board meetings.
Risk Working Group consists of the 19 members of the Executive Committee. The group meets three times a year in conjunction with the Lewis Stores Board meetings. Refer to page __ for their responsibilities, which are supervised by the Risk Committee.
Information Technology Steering Committee meets quarterly and comprises the chief executive oﬃcer, chief ﬁnancial oﬃcer, IT general manager as well as business systems and IT operations executives. The Committee reports into the Risk Committee. The Committee is responsible for:
Ensuring that the implementation of the IT policy and plan conforms to the objectives of the IT charter;
Aligning IT with the business needs of the group;
Prioritising investment decisions relating to IT resources;
Sourcing decisions relating to IT services;
Identifying and exploiting IT opportunities;
Administrative and contractual decisions which have a signiﬁcant impact;
Monitoring IT costs and capital expenditure;
A process to monitor, prioritise and co-ordinate the IT project portfolio;
Reporting to the Risk Committee on the performance of its duties;
Business continuity planning;
Implementing COBIT as its principle IT internal control framework; and
Implementing ISO 27000 as the Information Security Management System (“ISMS”) standard.