Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust has announce the appointment of Sharon Flood and Vikram Kumaraswamy as independent non-executive directors of the company. On appointment, they will both join the audit committee and nomination committee.
Sharon Flood is a non-executive director of Getlink SE, where she is chair of safety and security, and Pets at Home, where she chairs the remuneration committee and formerly chaired the audit committee.
Flood previously served as chair of Seraphine Group PLC and S T DuPont SA, and as a NED and chair of the audit committees at Crest Nicolson PLC and Network Rail. She is currently a trustee of the University of Cambridge and the Science Museum Group.
Vikram Kumaraswamy is the head of strategy and corporate development at Unilever. He was previously CFO of PT Unilever Indonesia Tbk, based in Jakarta.
The chair of Scottish Mortgage, Fiona McBain, said: “On behalf of the board, I am delighted to welcome Sharon and Vikram to Scottish Mortgage. Sharon is a seasoned non-executive director, having served on the boards of several high-profile companies, and Vikram brings great international perspective and insight to the board. They both have extensive experience relevant to the trust’s portfolio and will undoubtedly make valuable contributions to the company.”