The Bank of England’s senior independent director will become a non-executive director of the hotel group from 1 January 2024.
Kennedy is a former chief executive of Paddy Power and is currently chair of Bank of Ireland Group and CarTrawler.
The former Ocado CFO and the CEO of 23andMe will take up their roles on the board of the online car retailer later this year.
The home repairs and improvements group posts significant growth and reveals its new senior independent director.
Sergio Marchionne’s death leaves Fiat Chrysler and Ferrari to reshuffle boards; and finance executive Claire Urmston takes board roles at GAME.
Profit warning sees Safestyle chairman depart; Citi is open to merging chairman/CEO position; and Hurricane Energy prepares for oil with industry veteran.
A new report shows that while “tension” between board members is viewed as a healthy addition to discussion, “conflict” can be disruptive and best dealt with outside the boardroom.