E&Y’s Lennox gets non-exec role

E&Y's Lennox gets non-exec role

Jock Lennox, who stood for the chairman's job at E&Y, to take on role at technology group

Jock Lennox of Ernst & Young has been appointed a non-executive director
of Oxford Instruments, a high-technology tools and systems provider.

The appointment takes effect from April 2009.
The
company said
he would eventually become chairman of the audit committee.

Lennox was one of the two candidates for the chairman role at E&Y, losing
out to South African Mark Otty in 2005.

He is currently a senior partner at Ernst & Young, where he qualified in
1980 and became a partner in 1988. He is a trustee of Golden Lane Housing, the
property arm of Mencap, a member of the ICAS council, and was a member of the
CBI’s Manufacturing Council from 2003 to 2006.

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