(Alliance News) - The following is a round-up of London-listed company director and manager changes announced on Friday and not separately reported by Alliance News:
BP PLC - London-based oil & gas company - Says Ann Dowling will retire as non-executive director at the conclusion of the company's annual general meeting on May 12. "Ann has made an enormous contribution to BP and its board over the past nine years. Her commitment, expertise, rigour and - above all - her passion for engineering have been inspirational, both for the board and for the company as a whole," says Chair Helge Lund.
Halma PLC - life-saving technology company - Appoints Dharmash Mistry as an independent non-executive director, effective from April 1. Mistry will also be a member of Halma's Audit, Remuneration and Nomination Committees. His earlier executive career included roles with Procter & Gamble, Boston Consulting Group and Emap PLC. Subsequently, he has been a partner at venture capital firms Balderton and Lakestar. He is currently a non-executive director at the BBC, British Business Bank and is chair of blow Ltd.
Time Finance PLC - UK-based finance provider - Names Tanya Raynes as a non-executive director with immediate effect. Most recently, Raynes held the position of chief executive for Centreline, an aviation business, and is currently non-executive chair for that company's parent, Pula Aviation Services, having played a role in the sale of Centreline to Pula Ltd in 2016.
Clarkson PLC - London-based shipping services provider - Appoints Martine Bond as an independent non-executive director with immediate effect. Bond will join the board and be appointed as a member of the Audit & Risk Committee. She is currently an executive vice president responsible for the electronic trading solutions within State Street Global Markets. Bond has significant board experience across legal entities in Europe, North America and Asia. She studied business management at Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia.
Iconic Labs PLC - media and technology business - Confirms appointment of Brad Taylor as chief executive officer & executive director. The appointment was first reported on Tuesday.
Creightons PLC - manufacturer of personal care, beauty and fragrance products - Says Paul Forster who has been with the company for the past 18 years ago and has been on the board as director of UK Operations since February 2015, has decided to retire with effect from the April 1, but has agreed to stay on the board as a non-executive director.
GlobalData PLC - provider of data and analytics - Appoints Elizabeth Pritchard as non-executive director. Pritchard is currently founder of White Rock Data Solutions LLC and has held senior leadership roles with Goldman Sachs Group Inc, AIG and Crux Informatics, with a career focus on data and the implementation of data strategies. "Elizabeth will bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise to our Board both from her experiences within the financial sector, but also her focus and passion for data and innovation," says Chief Executive Mike Danson.
CC Japan Income & Growth Trust PLC - investment firm - Says Independent Non-Executive Director Mark Smith, who has served on the board since November 2015, has retired with immediate effect.
Tremor International Ltd - California, US-based advertising-technology company - Appoints Lisa Klinger as non-executive director & chair of Audit Committee, subject to shareholder approval. She is currently corporate board member & Audit Committee chair at Emerald Holding Inc, an operator of B2B trade shows in the US, and a corporate board member at PartyCity HoldCo Inc, a party goods retailer in North America. In addition, Tremor says its current USD10 million buyback programme will be paused while it pursues the proposed public offering of American depository shares, which is expected to take place in the second quarter of 2021. Under the current buyback programme, USD6.6 million in shares have been acquired.
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