Sir David McMurtry, Chairman and Chief Executive of Renishaw Group announces the appointment of Carol Chesney BA FCA as a non-executive director with effect from 19 October 2012.
Carol (age 49) trained and qualified as a chartered accountant with Arthur Andersen and has been Company Secretary of Halma plc since 1998. Halma is a strongly cash generative, acquisitive and profitable manufacturing group with products primarily used in safety, health and environmental technologies.
Carol takes over as Chair of the Audit Committee from Terry Garthwaite who, along with David Snowden, stepped down from the board at the Company's AGM on 18 October 2012. Carol will also sit on the Remuneration Committee and Nomination Committee.
Sir David McMurtry also announced the appointment of David Grant, an existing non-executive director of the Company to the Chair of the Remuneration Committee with effect from 19 October 2012.
He also acknowledged the advice and guidance provided to the Board by Terry Garthwaite and David Snowden during their appointments as non-executive directors and Chairs of the Audit and Remuneration Committees respectively.
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