International Greetings brings in Dutton as audit chair

STATIONERY AND CARDS PRODUCER International Greetings has brought in an experienced practice and business accountant to its board.

Phil Dutton joins the company as a non-executive director and will chair its audit committee.

Dutton was most recently group finance director of Punch Taverns, between 2007 and 2011. Prior to Punch he spent five years as FD at Matalan, during which time the company was taken private.

He began his career at Pannell Kerr Forster in 1982 before spending five years at PwC. He then progressed through a number of roles at Asda.

John Charlton, chairman, said: “Phil brings fantastic retail and consumer experience to the board, and we will greatly benefit from his extensive experience in senior finance roles.”

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