Property investment and development company Great Portland Estates has appointed Mark Anderson and Dan Nicholson to the board as non-executive director and executive director respectively.
Anderson is currently property and international managing director at Whitbread. He previously spent 16 years at J Sainsbury in a variety of senior positions, most recently managing all aspects of its property estate. He will also become a member of the audit, nomination and remuneration committees.
Nicholson will join the board as an executive director with responsibility for portfolio management and development management. He spent more than 10 years with Tishman Speyer, and has also worked at City & West End Property Group, Quintain Estates and Development, and real estate private equity firm Three Delta.
Both Anderson and Nicholson will take up their new roles next month.