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Former Smiths FD takes Hays role

Alan Thomson named as new chairman of Hays

Recruitment group
Hays has
brought in former Smiths FD Alan Thomson as its chairman.

Smith, who served as group FD of Smiths between 1995 and 2006, joins Hays as
a non-executive director in October, and becomes chairman at its AGM in
November.

Bob Lawson, current chairman said that Hays was positioned with a “more
efficient businesses than never before” after coming out the other side of the
recession.

Further reading:

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American Tobacco FD takes on CIO role

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