FRC appoints John Stewart and Sir Brian Bender to its board

JOHN STEWART and Sir Brian Bender have been appointed to the FRC board as of 1 March 2014.

Stewart is chairman of Legal & General Group and will join the FRC’s codes and standards committee. Bender is a former permanent secretary at the Department of Trade and Industry and current chairman of the London Metal Exchange.

Commenting on the appointments, FRC chairman Baroness Hogg said, “I am delighted to welcome John and Sir Brian to the FRC board. Between them they have a wide knowledge of international capital markets and their regulation, and will bring highly valuable insights to the FRC board.”

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