Rolls-Royce appoints Ford’s CFO

ROLLS-ROYCE has appointed the chief financial officer of Ford Motor Company as a non-executive director.

Lewis Booth had held the position of chief financial officer and executive vice-president at Ford since 2008, having been at the company since 1978.

Booth will also join the audit, ethics and nominations committees. He will chair the audit committee from 31 July, a role he takes over from Ian Strachan.

Sir Simon Robertson, Rolls-Royce chairman, said: “I am delighted to welcome Lewis Booth as a non-executive director of Rolls-Royce.

“Lewis is recognised as one of the strongest and most experienced international leaders within the auto industry. He will bring to our board a wealth of experience of international finance and business gleaned from many years in Ford.”

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