Rick Haythornthwaite is to step down as Centrica chairman, while senior finance chiefs are set to leave GSK and National Grid.
Rick Haythornthwaite, Centrica chairman
Chairman Rick Haythornthwaite is to step down from the role in the next 12 months—which will take him to six years’ service.
The recruitment process for his successor will be led by senior independent director Stephen Hester.
Haythornthwaite said it had been a privilege chairing the group, during which he believed it had made “material progress against a challenging external environment, including significant fundamental changes in the energy landscape”.
During this period group chief executive Iain Conn joined, while it set out a "customer-focused" strategy.
Richard Gillingwater is the new senior indepe
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