Diageo announces appointment to its Board of Directors
Posted: 12 May 2014 | Diageo | No comments yet
Diageo announces the appointment of Alan Stewart to its Board as a Non-Executive Director effective 1 September 2014…
Diageo announces the appointment of Alan Stewart to its Board as a Non-Executive Director effective 1 September 2014. Alan will also join the Audit, the Nomination and the Remuneration Committees on appointment.
Alan Stewart is currently Chief Financial Officer of Marks & Spencer plc and also has responsibility for IT, supply chain and logistics. Prior to his appointment to Marks & Spencer plc in 2010, Mr Stewart was Chief Financial Officer of AWAS, a leading aircraft leasing company and Group Finance Director of WH Smith plc. He formerly held a number of senior executive roles at Thomas Cook Holdings.
Commenting on the appointment, Diageo Chairman Dr Franz Humer said:
“Alan’s strong track record in accountancy and financial management together with his experience in retail, travel and the banking industries will be of great value to Diageo as we continue to focus on driving long-term profitable growth. I look forward to welcoming him to the Board.”