– UK, Manchester – Lookers plc (LSE:LOOK), announces that Stuart Counsell has been appointed as a non-executive director of the company and chairman of the audit and risk committee with effect from 29 June 2017.
Stuart had a long and successful career with Deloitte where he spent over 30 years, during which time he held a variety of senior management positions including Managing Partner of the 17 UK Regional offices and latterly Managing Partner Finance and Legal. As Managing Partner Finance and Legal, he was responsible for the financial and legal aspects of a £2 billion professional services business. Stuart also spent time at Deloitte as Deputy to the Chief Executive with a specific mandate around operational excellence. Stuart is also a non-executive board advisor to the law firm Walker Morris, non-executive chairman of Henderson Insurance Brokers Limited and non-executive chairman of Singleton Birch Limited.
Phil White, Chairman of Lookers, said: “Stuart has significant financial expertise in one of the leading accounting and professional services businesses in the UK and his knowledge will be of great benefit to Lookers, particularly in his role as chairman of the audit and risk committee.
Together with all my colleagues on the board, I would like to welcome Stuart to Lookers and I believe he will make a valuable contribution to the continued development of the company.”
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