9 May 2014
Capita plc ('Capita') announces the appointment of Carolyn Fairbairn as an
Independent Non-Executive Director, with effect from 13 May 2014
Carolyn is an experienced director with substantial experience working in and
advising organisations operating in regulated and non-regulated environments in
the private and public sector. She has particular experience in the broadcast
and financial services sectors. Carolyn is currently a Non-Executive Director
at Lloyds Banking Group, The Vitec Group plc, the UK Statistics Authority and
ONS and the Competition and Markets Authority. Carolyn is also a Trustee of
Marie Curie Cancer Care.
Her previous roles have included: Non-executive and Chair of Risk Committee at
the Financial Services Authority (now the Financial Conduct Authority) in the
period of its recent restructuring, Director of Group Development and Strategy
at ITV plc, Partner at McKinsey & Company and also Director of Strategy and
Distribution at the BBC.
Carolyn has a BA in Economics, an MA in International Relations and an MBA.
Carolyn will be appointed to the Nomination, Remuneration (as Chair) and Audit
and Risk Committees on appointment.
Andy Parker, Chief Executive of Capita plc, commented;
"Carolyn brings a wealth of experience gained from her breadth of roles across
strategy, business development, policy and regulatory affairs in the private
and public sector. Her skills and experience will add further depth and
strength to the Capita Board. We welcome Carolyn and look forward to her
contribution to the team."
The Board considers Carolyn to be independent.
The Company has no further information to be disclosed under paragraph 9.6.13
of the UK Listing Authority Listing Rules.
- Ends -
For further information please contact:
Andy Parker, Chief Executive
Shona Nichols, Corporate Communications Director
Tel: 020 7799 1525
Capita press office
Tel: 0207 654 2152 or 020 7654 2399 out of hours
Capita plc is the UK's leading provider of customer and business process
management (BPM) and integrated professional support service solutions. With
64,000 people at more than 350 sites, including 73 business centres across the
UK, Europe, India and South Africa, the Group uses its expertise,
infrastructure and scale benefits to transform its clients' services, driving
down costs and adding value. Capita is quoted on the London Stock Exchange
(CPI.L), and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 with 2013 revenue of £3.9bn.
Further information on Capita plc can be found at: www.capita.co.uk
-0- May/09/2014 10:00 GMT
Press spacebar to pause and continue. Press esc to stop.