Intu Properties announces Ian Burke to its Board as Non-Executive Director

– UK, London – Intu Properties Plc (LSE:INTU), today announced the appointment of Ian Burke as a non-executive director and member of intu’s Audit Committee with effect from Monday 1 October 2018.

Ian Burke’s background is predominantly in the leisure and retail sectors. He is currently non-executive chairman of Rank Group plc, Findel plc and VetPartners Holdings Ltd. He is a member of the Board of Governors of Birmingham City University. He was chief executive of Rank Group from 2006 to 2011, reshaping the Rank Group from a diversified leisure group into a focused gaming group. He was previously chief executive of Holmes Place Heath Clubs from 2003 to 2006 and prior to that, chief executive of Thistle Hotels plc from 1998 to 2003. He began his career in 1978 at Lever Bros. He has a degree in Mathematics from Imperial College, an MSc from the London Business School and is a qualified ACMA.

John Strachan, Chairman of intu, said “I am delighted to welcome Ian Burke to the Board of intu. He brings a wealth of experience from the leisure and retail sectors which will be of great relevance to intu and we look forward to his contribution to the Board’s deliberations.”

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