Ex-KPMG audit partner joins Close Brothers board

SPECIALIST FINANCIAL SERVICES group Close Brothers has appointed chartered accountant Shonaid Jemmett-Page as an independent non-executive director.

Jemmett-Page, who joined the board on 1 August, was previously a financial sector audit partner at KPMG, and more recently as chief operating officer of CDC Group.

She is currently a non-executive director of GKN and APR Energy. From 2008 to 2010, she was a non-executive director of Havelock Europa.

Close Brothers shares rose 3.5p to 746.5p in this morning’s trading.

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