The former UK minister for trade and investment was once the youngest FTSE 100 CFO and is a former BT group CEO.
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National Grid has appointed Ian Livingston—otherwise known as Lord Livingston of Parkhead—as a non-executive director.
He will also be a member of the company’s remuneration committee when he takes up his role in August.
Lord Livingston was the youngest FTSE 100 chief finance officer when he was appointed to the Dixons Group in 1996. In 2002 he joined BT as CFO, before becoming group CEO in 2008. He joined the UK government as minister of state for trade and investment from 2013–15 and is an active member of the House of Lords.
He is currently chair of Dixons Carphone and a non-executive director of S&P Global.
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