Huntsworth announces Derek Mapp to the Board of Directors as the upcoming Non-Executive Chairman

– UK, London – Huntsworth, the global public relations and healthcare communications group, is pleased to announce the appointment of Derek Mapp as a Non-Executive Director and as Chairman of its Board with effect from 1 December 2014. 

Mr Mapp has held a number of senior public company board positions and is also a serial entrepreneur, having founded the Tom Cobleigh pub chain and Leapfrog Nurseries.  He is currently Non-Executive Chairman of the FTSE 250 media company Informa plc, Non-Executive Chairman of Salmon Developments Limited and Executive Chairman of Imagesound Limited. 

Andy Boland, a Non-Executive Director of Huntsworth, said: We have completed our search and we are delighted that such a strong candidate as Derek has agreed to lead the Huntsworth board as Chairman and we look forward to working with him as we take the business forward.”

Derek Mapp said: “I am excited to be joining the Board of Huntsworth as its Chairman and look forward to working with the Board to take the business forward in its next stage of development.”

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