Non-Executive Directors

Former PwC partner takes Findel non-exec role

Sandy Kinney Pritchard to take Eric Tracey's audit commmittee chair role in non-exec reshuffle

13 Oct 2014

HM Revenue and Customs

Two non-exec hires for HMRC

Mervyn Walker and Simon Ricketts replace the departing Philippa Hird and Norman Pickavance

02 Sep 2014

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FRC chairman Bischoff to head JP Morgan’s European arm

Watchdog denies any conflict of interest in the chairman role, which has been approved by UK financial regulators

13 Aug 2014

Higginson recruits former Sainsbury's CFO to Poundland board

Former finance chiefs of Tesco and Sainsbury's to work together as Poundland prepares to float

19 Feb 2014

Former Mazars UK head takes first BKL chairman role

David Evans to join Berg Kaprow Lewis as its first non-exec chairman

03 Feb 2014

Period of non-exec pay rises comes to an end

Median base fee level for FTSE 100 non-executive directors falls for first time in five years

13 Jan 2014

Ex-House of Fraser group FD takes non-exec role at Hornby

David Adams joins international model and collectables company as non-executive

09 Jan 2014

Listed companies sees Big Four partners take board roles

Deloitte former partner and audit chairman and KPMG partner of 32 years, take up board roles at CarphoneWarehouse and Brewin Dolphin respectively

15 Nov 2013

Former Halfords CFO joins Mothercare board

Nick Wharton, the chief executive at Dunelm Group, joins the babywear retailer with effect from 14 November

13 Nov 2013

CIMA-qualified Anite CEO takes role at Vitec

Christopher Humphrey expands portfolio with software company non-executive role

11 Nov 2013

Rangers appoints ACCA-qualified Somers as chairman

David Somers joins Rangers as acting chairman and will lead search for new chief executive

07 Nov 2013

Ex-International Power CFO named Imperial Tobacco chair

Current National Grid non-exec and former CFO of International Power takes chair role at listed tobacco company

06 Nov 2013

Laffin to pilot Flybe as chairman

Former Safeway FD Simon Laffin takes chair role as Flybe looks to restructure

05 Nov 2013

Former EY partner joins Rathbone board

Former managing partner of EY's UK financial services audit practice joins investment manager

04 Nov 2013

Ex-BBA Aviation group FD takes non-exec role at Stobart

Transport and distribution business Stobart recruits Andrew Wood as its non-executive director and senior independent director

24 Oct 2013

Ex-KPMG partner takes BDO non-exec role

Former audit partner at KPMG Simon Figgis joins BDO to advise its leadership team

30 Sep 2013

Ex-PwC partner take chair at Parity

Former PwC corporate finance partner Neal Ransome takes audit chair role at digital marketing services company

26 Sep 2013

Finance expert Newman takes IG board role

Former Aviva finance executive Jim Newman takes non-executive role at IG

18 Sep 2013

FRC director and ex-Reed CFO takes Tesco board role

Tesco recruits SABMiller non-executive and FRC board member Mark Armour to sit on its audit committee

03 Sep 2013

BDO International audit partner joins Dragon Oil board

Justin Crowley, audit and assurance partner at BDO International, joins Dragon Oil as an independent non-executive director

03 Sep 2013

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Colin attempts a unilateral rebrand for Tesco

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