Reach appoints Barry Panayi to its Board as Non-Executive Director

– UK, London –  Reach plc (LON: RCH) today announced the appointment of Barry Panayi to its Board as a Non-Executive Director, with effect from 13 October 2021.

“We’re delighted to have Barry join us on the Reach plc Board. He brings valuable expertise and insight as Reach plc enters the next phase of its evolution.” said Board Chair, Nick Prettejohn.

Barry will also join the Audit & Risk, Nomination, Remuneration, and Sustainability Committees.

About Barry Panayi

Barry Panayi is an established and recognised leader in the digital and data space. Barry has current executive experience, working as Director of Data, Insight and Analytics of The John Lewis Partnership since March 2021, and prior to this, he was Group Chief Data & Analytics Officer at Lloyds Banking Group. Barry has extensive experience in leading data-driven transformations and large teams having held senior roles at Bupa and Virgin Group. He started his career working in consultancy for EY, specializing in data and digital. Barry is currently a Non-Executive Director of Ofgem.

Barry Panayi said: “The Reach plc Board have overseen an exciting period of transition for the business and I’m looking forward to playing a role in its continued growth and progress.”

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