– UK, London – Intertek Group plc the leading provider of quality services to a wide range of industries around the world, announces the appointment of Gill Rider as a Non-Executive Director of Intertek with effect from 1 July 2015.
Gill Rider currently holds non-executive directorships with Pennon Group Plc, where she chairs the Sustainability Committee, and with Charles Taylor plc and De La Rue plc where she is also Chairman of their Remuneration Committees. Gill is the Senior Independent Director at Charles Taylor.
From 2006 to 2011 Gill was head of the Civil Service Capability Group in the UK Cabinet Office reporting to the Cabinet Secretary. Prior to this Gill spent 27 years with Accenture where she held a number of senior positions, culminating in the post of Chief Leadership Officer for the global firm.
Upon joining the Board, Gill Rider will Chair Intertek’s Remuneration Committee, replacing Mark Williams the interim chairperson following Chris Knight’s retirement as chairperson in May 2015. Mark will remain a member of the Remuneration Committee.
From 1 July current Non-Executive director Alan Brown will join the Audit & Risk Committee and leave the Remuneration Committee.
Sir David Reid, Chairman said: “I am delighted to welcome Gill to the Board of Intertek. Her successful career in the Non-Executive and Executive worlds adds further valuable experience to our Board.”
Intertek is a leading quality solutions provider to industries worldwide. From auditing and inspection, to testing, training, advisory, quality assurance and certification, Intertek adds value to customers’ products, processes and assets. With a network of more than 1,000 laboratories and offices and over 38,000 people in more than 100 countries, Intertek supports companies’ success in a global marketplace. Intertek helps its customers to meet end users’ expectations for safety, sustainability, performance, integrity and desirability in virtually any market worldwide. Intertek Group plc (LSE: ITRK) is listed on the London Stock Exchange.
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