GlobalData welcomes Catherine Birkett to its Board as Independent Director

– UK, London –  GlobalData Plc (LON: DATA) today announced the appointment of Catherine Birkett to its Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director, effective on 8 March 2021, succeeding Murray Legg as Chair of the Audit Committee following the AGM.

“I am delighted to be welcoming Catherine to the team and I am confident that her knowledge and financial experience in high growth companies will be a great asset. I look forward to her joining the team as we seek to exploit the opportunities that lie in front of us.” said CEO, Mike Danson.

About Catherine Birkett

Catherine is currently the CFO of GoCardless Limited, a high-growth fintech business.

Catherine has had a distinguished career in senior finance roles, including 14 years as CFO at Interoute Telecommunications, during which time the company grew from a small start-up to one of Europe’s fastest-growing telecoms providers, with revenues over €700m.

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