ITV appoints Margaret Ewing to its Board as Non-Executive Director

– UK, London – ITV plc (LSE:ITV), announces that Margaret Ewing is joining the Board as a non-executive director and a member of the Audit and Risk Committee with effect from 31 October 2017. It is intended that Margaret will take over as Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee when John Ormerod steps down in May 2018.

Margaret is currently a Non-Executive Director and member of the Audit and Risk Committee and Corporate Responsibility Committee of ConvaTec Group Plc. She is a Trustee of the Board, Chairman of the Finance and Audit Committee and a member of the Investment Committee and the Governance, Reputation and Risk Committee of Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity. She is also the external member of the Audit Committee of The Lawn Tennis Association.

Previously she was a Managing Partner of Deloitte LLP and Group Chief Financial Officer of BAA plc and Trinity Mirror plc. Margaret also held non-executive director positions with Standard Chartered plc, Whitbread plc and the CBI, and was a member of the Audit and Risk Committee of The John Lewis Partnership and member of the Financial Reporting Review Panel.

Sir Peter Bazalgette, Chairman of ITV plc, said: “We are extremely delighted that Margaret has agreed to join us on the board of ITV plc. She brings to us a broad range of financial and commercial experience and will be a valuable member of our Audit and Risk Committee.”

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