Angela Cha, Sir Ashley Fox, Clare Thompson and David Willis have joined the FRC board to work alongside new chair Sir Jan du Plessis.
The prospective FRC chair acknowledged that the watchdog’s own governance needs reform, and that audit scandals have damaged its reputation.
The appointment of Du Plessis, chair of BT Group and a former chair of Rio Tinto and SABMiller, is subject to parliamentary approval.
The ex-CEO of ITV and Royal Mail will join the board in November and take over from current chair Jan du Plessis in December.
Du Plessis joined the BT board as a non-executive director in June 2017 and was appointed as chair in November 2017.
Philip Jansen takes on the role of BT group CEO; Matthew Dunn tries the ASOS CFO role for size; and appScatter creates an advisory board with an international twist.
Mining giant Rio Tinto selects non-executive director Simon Thompson to take over from long-standing chairman Jan du Plessis.
Rio Tinto backtracks on plan to appoint Sir Mick Davis as chairman, after an influential group representing a large tranche of shareholders expresses concern.
Sir Mick Davis, who was a key figure in Xstrata’s merger with Glencore, could return to the fray as Rio Tinto chairman, according to reports.
Investment manager Hermes is to take first action over boardroom diversity voting against the reappointment of Rio Tinto’s nominations committee chairman.