Smiths Group announces chair appointment
Currently chair of Alcoa, Steve Williams will join the engineering company’s board in September as a NED and chair designate.
Stephen Alexander to chair board at Hotel Chocolat
A veteran of consumer sector boards, Alexander will become non-executive chair of the direct-to-consumer chocolate brand this week.
AJ Bell plc appoints chair
Fiona Clutterbuck will join the board as non-executive chair of the company in May, replacing Baroness Helena Morrissey.
Beazley plc announces new chair
Clive Bannister has been appointed chair designate and a non-executive director of the board of the insurance group.
Barclays announces board changes
Sir John Kingman will join as a NED and take over from Crawford Gillies as chair of the group’s ring-fenced banking arm, Barclays UK.
Landsec names new chair
Sir Ian Cheshire will step down from the board of BT Group in order to take over as Landsec’s chair from Cressida Hogg CBE.
Permanent TSB appoints chair designate
Julie O’Neill returns to the board as a NED and will succeed Robert Elliott upon his retirement from the role of chair in March.
Caroline Silver to be chair designate at Barratt Developments
Silver will join the board as a NED in June, and should succeed John Allan as non-executive chair in September this year.
Fever-Tree raises toast to next chair
Domenic De Lorenzo is to succeed Bill Ronald next year as chair of the global supplier of carbonated drinks.
John Brewis to chair Games Workshop
From the new year, Brewis will become non-executive chair of the Nottingham-based fantasy war games producer.