Hays appointed Peter Williams to its Board as Independent Non-Executive Director

– UK, London – Hays plc, the leading global specialist recruitment company, is pleased to announce that Peter Williams joined the Board as an independent Non-executive Director on 24 February 2015, and will be a member of the Audit, Remuneration and Nomination Committees.

Peter Williams has a Law degree from Cambridge University and is a Chartered Accountant.  He was, until 2011, Group Finance Director of Daily Mail & General Trust plc, a role he performed for 19 years, making him one of the longest serving CFOs in the FTSE.  Since 2011 Peter has been a non-executive director of Perform Group, a leading digital sports media company; he is also a Trustee of the Royal Academy and a member of the Industrial Advisory Board of GVO Asset Management, a UK equity management company.

Commenting on this appointment, Alan Thomson, Chairman of Hays plc, said: “I am delighted to welcome Peter to our Board.  He has a wealth of experience that will be invaluable to Hays, gained not only from his many years as a FTSE100 Finance Director but also across the media and digital market.”

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