Non-Executive Directors

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

Ex-AngloGold CFO takes non-exec position at Goldstone

CIMA-qualified Jonathan Best takes on another non-exec role

08 Oct 2012

Forth Ports CFO takes Macfarlane non-exec role

Stuart Paterson to head up Macfarlane's audit committee in the new year

27 Sep 2012

Ex-RSM Tenon chairman takes similar role at Porta Comms

Bob Morton takes chairman role at Porta Comms following its acquisition of rival WFCA

26 Sep 2012

Electrocomponents FD takes Michael Page non-exec role

Simon Boddie joins Michael Page's non-exec committees

24 Sep 2012

Ex-Michael Page FD takes non-exec role at rival Hydrogen

Stephen Puckett takes audit committee chair role at specialist recruiters Hydrogen

11 Sep 2012

Direct Line appoints former PwC partner to board

Clare Thompson has been made non-executive director

04 Sep 2012

Bunzl FD joins United Utilities board

Brian May joins United Utilities as company is subject to takeover speculation

31 Aug 2012

Michael Page brings in senior finance chief to board

David Lowden, a former group FD at Asprey, joins Michael Page as a non-executive director

23 Aug 2012

Stagecoach accountants in major board reshuffle

Sir Brian Souter to move from chief executive to chairman; Martin Griffiths to step up from FD to chief executive

22 Aug 2012

Ex-KPMG audit partner appointed to Amlin board

Shonaid Jemmett-Page adds another non-exec board role to extensive portfolio

17 Aug 2012

Former GT managing partner joins Energetix board

David Grundy, managing partner of Grant Thornton north-west since 2009, joins Energetix Group as non executive director

14 Aug 2012

Ex-E&Y partner joins LV= board

James Dean, E&Y's former managing partner for its UK financial services audit practice, joins LV= board

06 Aug 2012

Ex-KPMG audit partner joins Close Brothers board

Shonaid Jemmett-Page joins Close Brothers as an independent non-executive director

03 Aug 2012

Misys CFO takes audit chair role at Xchanging

Ex-IBM and Misys FD Stephen Wilson takes non-executive and audit committee chairman role

02 Aug 2012

Rake to preside over audit of Barclays' business practices

Former KPMG International chairman Sir Mike Rake is to preside over a "root and branch" audit of Barclays' business practices

02 Jul 2012

Moors Andrew Thomas & Co founder joins Playtech board

Andrew Thomas becomes chairman of the Playtech audit committee on his appointment

19 Jun 2012

International Greetings brings in Dutton as audit chair

Experienced retail accounting exec Phil Dutton takes audit committee role at International Greetings

24 May 2012

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