GlobalData announces Murray Legg as next Chairman of its Board of Directors

– UK, London –  GlobalData PLC (LON: DATA), the global provider of data, analytics and insights, today announced the appointment of Murray Legg as Independent Non-Executive Chairman with effect from the AGM, succeeding Bernard Cragg who will stand down from the Board at the forthcoming AGM to be held on 20 April 2021.

”I am delighted to welcome Murray Legg as Chairman and look forward to benefiting from his continued support and wide experience and knowledge as we seek to exploit the opportunities that lie in front of us.” said CEO, Mike Danson.

He added: “On behalf of the Board, I would like to thank Bernard for his exceptional support and guidance over the last 10 years during which time GlobalData has grown to become a leading international player. We wish him all the best for the future.”

Bernard Cragg said: ”I am very proud to have been part of the team that has helped make GlobalData the success it is today and look forward to following the Company’s further progress over the coming years.”

About Murray Legg

Murray has been a Non-Executive Director of the Company and Chairman of the Audit Committee since 2016. He is a chartered accountant with over 35 years of audit and advisory experience at PwC where he was a Partner for 24 years. During this time he had senior management, governance and market-facing roles with major UK companies across a range of industry sectors including the media sector.

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