The Board of Pantheon International PLC (LON:PIN) today announced the appointment of Dame Sue Owen DCB as a Non-Executive Director of the Company and a member of the Audit, Management Engagement and Nomination Committees with effect from 31 October 2019.
Dame Sue Owen is an economist with over 30 years’ experience in government, including 14 years at the Treasury. She led the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport from 2013-2019, having also worked in the British Embassy in Washington, No. 10, the Department of International Development and as Strategy Director General in the Department of Work and Pensions overseeing a £200bn budget. She has considerable experience of governance, making Board and chair appointments including at the BBC, Channel 4, Ofcom, Gambling Commission and Tate. Sue chaired the civil service charity, and was the Civil Service Diversity Champion, leading a review of bullying and harassment in 2018.
There are no other details or disclosures to be made which are required under LR 9.6.13R of the Financial Conduct Authority’s Listing Rules for the appointment of Dame Sue Owen.
Sir Laurie Magnus, Chairman of PIP, commented: “I am delighted that Sue will be joining the Board of PIP. Her extensive background in senior government and public finance, together with her work in governance and inclusion, will be of great value to the Board. She will receive a warm welcome when she joins us at the end of October.”