Non-Executive Directors

David Grigson

Ex-Reuters CFO takes Trinity Mirror chair

David Grigson takes chairman role at Trinity Mirror having spent 19 years in senior roles at Reuters, Emap and Standard Life

06 Dec 2011

Clifford cuts a rug at Carpetright

Former KPMG partner David Clifford joins Carpetright

21 Nov 2011

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Sphere audit committee chaired by champion

Award-winning non-executive director John Gregory is Pearson's new audit committee chair

17 Nov 2011

3i's Wilson takes Legal & General non-executive role

Julia Wilson to serve on Legal & General's audit committee

10 Nov 2011

Accountants bolster Newcastle Building Society

Two accountants have taken up non-executive directorships at Newcastle Building Society

04 Nov 2011

CFO of Micro Focus joins Parity board

Mike Phillips takes audit committee chairman role at Parity

03 Nov 2011

Helphire re-hires interim CFO as non-exec

Simon Poulton back at Helphire a week after passing on the FD baton

27 Oct 2011

Accountant takes UK Mail chair role

Bill Spencer becomes chairman of the audit committee at UK Mail

25 Oct 2011

New audit committee chair for Crawshaw

Mark Naughton-Rumbo is the new audit committee chair at butcher chain Crawshaw

25 Oct 2011

PwC join club to help women take board roles

PwC follows the rest of the Big Four in signing up to the 30% Club which helps encourage women onto UK boards

24 Oct 2011

Biomaterials business recruits accountant to board

William Brown takes a non-executive role at AorTech International

21 Oct 2011

ICAS CEO takes Global Accounting Alliance chair

Anton Colella is now chair of the GAA which represents more than 775,000 accountants globally

19 Oct 2011

Mouchel chairman quits after less than a week

Interim chairman David Sugden quits after four days

17 Oct 2011

Barbour takes RSA Insurance non-exec role

Former KPMG partner takes another non-executive role

11 Oct 2011

Chartered accountant turns up heat at Greggs

Greggs' new non-executive director is chartered accountant Ian Durant

06 Oct 2011

M&A specialist Garbutta takes AIM non-exec role

Harris and Trotter partner joins Cheerful Scout PLC as a non-executive director

28 Sep 2011

Rake progresses to Barclays senior non-exec

Sir Mike Rake to take senior independent role at Barclays

27 Sep 2011

Ex-E&Y managing partner takes non-exec role

Former Ernst & Young Yorkshire managing partner takes audit chairman role at Redhall

27 Sep 2011

IFAC begins search for next CEO

International Federation of Accountants searches for successor to CEO Ian Ball who steps down in February 2013

21 Sep 2011

Non-execs 'fall short' on risk management

Non-executive directors are weak on risk management in almost one-third of companies, a new report claims

19 Sep 2011

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Colin: Post-awards emotion

For some, the British Accountancy Awards can be emotionally demanding

Colin: Pre-award jitters

Colin's excited about tonight's British Accountancy Awards

Colin: Audit losses go down badly

Colin imagines KPMG's reaction to losing Diageo audit

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