PageGroup plc - Board changes
PageGroup plc, the specialist recruitment consultancy (the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of John Benedict ("Ben") Stevens who will join the Board as an independent Non-Executive Director with effect from 1 January 2021. The Company also announces that Simon Boddie, independent Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Audit Committee, will retire from the Board on 1 September 2021, having served on the Board for nine years.
Ben Stevens will be a member of the Audit, Nomination and Remuneration Committees and Audit Committee Chair Designate. He will take over as Chair of the Audit Committee when Simon Boddie steps down from Board.
Ben Stevens is currently a non-executive director and Chair of the Audit Committee of ISS A/S, a global facilities management company. Prior to this he was Group Finance Director and member of the Board of British American Tobacco plc, having spent 19 years with the company in a variety of finance and operational roles in the UK and overseas. His earlier career includes commercial and finance roles at both at Thorn EMI plc and BET plc. He has held non-executive director roles with Trifast plc in the UK and with ITC Ltd in India. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Economics from University of Manchester and MBA from Manchester Business School, University of Manchester.
David Lowden, Chairman commented:
"I am delighted to announce Ben joining the Board. His extensive experience across sectors and in various roles will complement the skills and experience of the Board. I would also like to thank Simon Boddie for his invaluable contribution and counsel to the Board over the years."
There is no other information to be disclosed pursuant to LR9.6.13 in respect of Ben Stevens.
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