Personal healthcare products company PZ Cussons plc has announced that Vivek Ahuja will join the board as a NED in May. He will chair the audit & risk committee (following the resignation of Jeremy Townsend) and sit on the nomination committee.
Ahuja has more than 30 years’ experience in global finance and is currently a non-executive director and chair of the risk committee of NatWest Markets. He is also an independent member of the council of King’s College London. In his executive career, he was most recently CEO of private equity firm Terra Firma Capital Partners and, prior to that, deputy group CFO at Standard Chartered plc.
David Tyler, chair of PZ Cussons, said: “On behalf of the board, I am delighted to announce Vivek’s appointment. He has a wealth of invaluable international experience in senior general management and senior financial roles, and I am sure that he will make a significant contribution to the board and the business over the years ahead.”