Former easyJet CFO Chris Walton steps up to interim chairman at the IoD, as it looks to move on following an investigation into chairwoman Lady Barbara Judge.
An acting chairman has been put in place at the Institute of Directors (IoD), as it looks to push forward following a legal investigation into the behaviour of IoD chairwoman Lady Barbara Judge.
Chris Walton, the former CFO at easyJet and a non-executive IoD council member, has stepped into the role on an interim basis. In a joint statement, Walton and director general Stephen Martin say that a search for a new permanent chair will now begin, following a “painful process”.
They state: “Though the process has been painful, the IoD has followed necessary and proportionate procedure in investigating allegations made against its forme
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