Michael Page brings in senior finance chief to board

SENIOR FINANCE EXECUTIVE David Lowden has been appointed as an independent non-executive director at Michael Page International.

Lowden’s new role will see him chair the remuneration committee, and appointed to Michael Page’s audit and nomination committees.

From 1999 to 2009, chartered accountant Lowden was a member of the board at TNS plc, the marketing services business, where he became chief executive officer in 2006 and also worked as chief operating office and group finance director.

He previously worked as non-executive director and chairman of the audit committee for Cable and Wireless Worldwide plc before it was sold to Vodafone in July 2012, and held senior financial positions with Federal Express Corporation, and was group finance director at Asprey plc and chief financial officer at A.C. Nielsen Corporation.

Currently, Lowden is chairman of Rice 2 Ltd, senior independent director and chairman of the Remuneration Committee at Berendsen plc, and non-executive director and chairman of the Audit Committee at William Hill plc.

Following Lowden’s appointment, Reg Sindall will step away from his role as chairman of the remuneration committee and retire from the board.

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