Jesper Ovesen has advised the Board of ConvaTec Group Plc (LON: CTEC) that he wishes to retire as a Non-Executive Director of the Company on 28th June 2019.
Margaret Ewing, Senior Independent Director, will succeed Jesper as Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee and Regina Benjamin will also become a member of the Committee. Regina will also be appointed as a member of the Remuneration Committee. These appointments will take effect from 28th June.
Margaret joined the Board of ConvaTec in August 2017. She has strong executive and non-executive experience with large listed businesses and is currently a Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee of ITV plc and a Non-Executive Director and member of the Audit and Compliance Committee of International Airlines Group plc. She was previously CFO of BAA plc and Trinity Mirror plc and Executive Board member of Deloitte LLP.
Rick Anderson, ConvaTec Group Plc Executive Chairman, commented,
“On behalf of the Board I would like to thank Jesper for his valuable contribution to ConvaTec since he became a Director in 2016.
We are very pleased that Margaret has agreed to become the Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee, where her knowledge and experience will be most valuable to ConvaTec.”