– UK, Perth – SSE plc (LON: SSE) today announced the appointment of John Bason to its Board as a Non-Executive Director, effective 1 June 2022, bringing a wealth of experience from his executive and non-executive career in global businesses.
“We are delighted to add someone of John’s calibre and track record to the Board. His significant experience as a finance director in major global companies means he has both the commercial acumen and international perspective to provide constructive challenge and guidance as SSE delivers its Net Zero Acceleration Programme, building on its position as the UK’s clean energy champion whilst bringing its low-carbon infrastructure capabilities to new geographies,” said Board Chair, Sir John Manzoni.
John Bason will also join the Audit Committee, to succeed Peter Lynas as Audit Committee Chair, and will also join the Nomination Committee as a member.
About John Bason
John Bason served for more than a decade as a non-Executive Director on the Board of FTSE-100 company, Compass Group PLC, which operates in around 45 countries, and where he chaired the Audit Committee for ten years. He is currently Chair of FareShare, the UK’s network of charitable food redistributors, and a Non-Executive Director of Bloomsbury Publishing plc.
In his executive career, John has been Finance Director of Associated British Foods plc, the diversified international food, ingredients, and retail group since 1999. The company employs 128,000 people and has operations in 53 countries across Europe, Asia, the Americas, Australia, and Africa.
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