Non-Executive Directors

Bob Drybus

Imperial Tobacco FD steps down after more than 25 years

Bob Dyrbus announces his intention to retire from the listed tobacco company

30 Jan 2013

Former United Biscuits FD takes Greencore role

John Warren to serve as a non-executive at FTSE 250-listed Greencore

22 Jan 2013

Ex-Logica/WS Atkins FD joins Waterman board

Richard John Piper joins Waterman Group as non-exec with immediate effect

16 Jan 2013

Mitie FD takes WHSmith non-exec role

Suzanne Baxter to chair the audit committee of the stationery business

16 Jan 2013

Ex-Woolworths FD takes non-exec role at Snoozebox

Stephen East becomes audit committee chair at international temporary accommodation business Snoozebox

14 Jan 2013

Telefónica CFO takes non-exec role at Wolseley

Pilar Lopez takes up audit and remuneration and nomination non-exec role at building material supplier

02 Jan 2013

Vodafone CFO takes M&S audit committee role

Andy Halford to take over from fellow finance expert Jeremy Darroch as CEO

02 Jan 2013

Ex-IBM CFO takes biotechnology group FD role

Stephen Wilson, formerly CFO of Misys and IBM UK, succeeds John Worby who retires from the board

13 Dec 2012

Ex-CFOs dominate audit committee chair role

Survey of 800 CFOs finds that 71% of audit committee chairs in the UK have held the top finance job at a company

10 Dec 2012

EX-SABMiller CFO takes audit committee chair at Serco

Malcolm Wyman has joined Serco Group as a non-executive director and chair of the audit committee.

07 Dec 2012

H&T appoints ICAEW fellow as non-exec

Former Old Mutual finance director replaces Andrew Brown, who is retiring after six years on the board

30 Nov 2012

Accounting roles defined as Cookson demerges

New accounting appointments made as Cookson looks to split into two businesses

29 Nov 2012

Theo Fennell deputy chairman to take FD role

Alasdair Hadden-Paton to move from non-exec role at the business to serve as FD

28 Nov 2012

EMI finance chief joins Pinewood board

Ruth Prior joins Pinewood Shepperton as an independent non-executive director

27 Nov 2012

Superdry owners recruit former Deloitte partner

Minnow Powell joins the board of Superdry owner Supergroup

26 Nov 2012

Scicluna to leave Lloyds audit committee role

Former Deloitte chairman to leave Lloyds non-executive role, as he prepares for RSA post

26 Nov 2012

Former Diageo chief takes senior role at BAE Systems

Nick Rose takes senior independent role, taking over from Sir Peter Mason

19 Nov 2012

Ex-KPMG partner takes vice-chairman role at Origo Partners

Shonaid Jemmett-Page joins AIM-listed private equity investor

18 Oct 2012

Mediterranean Oil & Gas appoints first group FC

First financial controller appointed to Italian-focused oil and gas explorer

11 Oct 2012

Ex-Arthur Andersen graduate takes Renishaw non-exec role

Carol Chesney will head Renishaw's audit committee

10 Oct 2012

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