M&C Saatchi adds Lisa Gordon and Louise Jackson to its Board as Non-Executive Directors

– UK, London –  M&C Saatchi Plc (LON: SAA), today announced the appointment of Lisa Gordon and Louise Jackson to its Board of Directors as two new Non-Executive Directors effective on 17th March 2020.

“We are proud to have two such eminent directors joining our Board. We look forward to working with Louise and Lisa, whose energy and insight will be of great value to the Board and the broader company.” said Jeremy Sinclair, Chairman.

This follows the recent Non-Executive appointments of Gareth Davis as Deputy Chairman and Colin Jones as Chairman of the Board’s Audit Committee.

The Board intends to appoint one additional Non-Executive Director and will make a further announcement in due course.

About Lisa Gordon

Lisa Gordon has almost 25 years’ Board experience, in both Executive and Non-Executive roles, with specialisms in TMT and finance. She is currently a Non-Executive Director of Alpha FX Group Plc, a listed foreign exchange specialist, and Magic Light Pictures, a children’s film and television production company. She was recently appointed as Chairman of Cenkos Securities Plc, a securities firm focused on growth companies, subject to FCA approval. Until recently, Lisa was Non-Executive Chairman of Albert Technologies Plc, an online advertising software business. She was also a founding Director of Local World Plc, which was acquired by Trinity Mirror in 2015. Prior to this, Lisa was Chief Operating Officer of Yattendon Group, a private conglomerate, for six years and Corporate Development Director at the media group Chrysalis Group Plc for ten years. Previously, Lisa has also served as a Non-Executive Director of Future Plc, the magazine group.

About Louise Jackson

Louise Jackson has significant experience in consumer-facing businesses, particularly in human resources. She is currently Group Director of Talent and Leadership at Selfridges Group Ltd, the global luxury retailer, where she also sits on the Remuneration Board. Previously, Louise was Human Resource Director of the Japanese pharmaceutical company, Kyowa Hakko Kirin Co Ltd and Senior Partner in Leadership and Talent Consulting at Korn Ferry International Ltd. Prior to this, Louise was Group People Director for two years at British retailer Mothercare plc. She was also Chief Executive and co-founder of HR consultancy firm 7days Ltd for 10 years. Louise spent her early career at Abbey National Plc, Coopers & Lybrand LLP and TUI Thomson Travel Group.

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