Sir Hugh Robertson takes chairman role, as National Lottery operator Camelot takes another step in beefing up governance and driving a return to growth.
UK National Lottery operator Camelot has reinvigorated its board with major new appointments. Former Olympics minister Sir Hugh Robertson has been appointed chairman, while Ei group chairman Robert Walker has been named Camelot’s deputy chairman and senior independent director. Camelot, which is owned by the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (OTPP), said the appointments “further strengthen the governance of Camelot’s board”, and are part of an ongoing governance review process. OTPP’s Jo Taylor steps down from Camelot’s chair, stating it has been “a pleasure and a privilege” to hold the role. “In Sir Hugh and Robert, we have appointed two individuals of exceptional calibre who will bring extensive commercial and s