(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:
Close Brothers Group PLC - London-based merchant bank - Hires Patricia Halliday as independent non-executive director, starting August 1. As for other independent directors, Halliday also will be a director of banking subsidiary Close Brothers Ltd. Halliday was most recently chief risk officer for Santander UK, part of Spain's Banco Santander SA, prior to which she held the same role for GE Capital International Holdings Ltd, part of General Electric Co.
Workspace Group PLC - London-based flexible office space provider - Hires Duncan Owen as non-executive director, starting immediately. Owen was global head of Real Estate at asset manager Schroders PLC.
Block Energy PLC - oil and gas production and development in Georgia - Dato Sandroshvili resigns as independent non-executive director, effective immediately.
Croda International PLC - East Yorkshire-based speciality chemicals - Hires Julie Kim as non-executive director, starting September 1. Kim is president at Plasma-Derived Therapies at Tokyo-based Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd. Kim had worked for Irish drugmaker Shire before it was bought by Takeda in 2019.
Bidstack Group PLC - London-based in-game advertising platform - Hires Bryan Neider as non-executive director. Neider worked for 25 years at video game maker Electronic Arts Inc, including as senior vice president of Global Operations.
By Tom Waite; firstname.lastname@example.org
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