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Company Overview of Confederation of British Industry

Company Overview

Confederation of British Industry is a membership organization that works with government, international legislators, and policy-makers to help businesses compete effectively and drive economic growth and prosperity. It also provides business services including surveys and publications on economic, strategic, and research areas. Confederation of British Industry was founded in 1965 and is based in London, United Kingdom.

Cannon Place

78 Cannon Street

London,  EC4N 6HN

United Kingdom

Founded in 1965


44 20 7379 7400


44 20 7379 7200

Key Executives for Confederation of British Industry

Director-General and Director
Age: 55
President and Director
Age: 59
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Confederation of British Industry Key Developments

CBI Appoints Angela Mcgowan as New Director for CBI Northern Ireland

The CBI has announced that Angela McGowan has been appointed as its new Northern Ireland Director, and will succeed the retiring Director, Nigel Smyth, after 26 years of service. Angela will head up the CBIs Northern Ireland office and represent the UKs business organizations Northern Ireland members with government, policy makers and other key stakeholders including the social partners and other business bodies - such as Ibec where have a strategic relationship through the Joint Business Council. Angela joins the CBI from Danske Bank UK where she has been the Chief Economist since 2008. She provides analysis, commentary and insights into Northern Ireland, UK and global economic trends, and provides a range of reports and media commentary on issues impacting on the local economy. Angela previously worked as the senior economist at the Economic Research Institute NI (2004-7) and the Northern Ireland Economic Council (2001-04), and has a strong background in public policy research and analysis. She will be joining the CBI on 1 October, 2016.

Confederation of British Industry Announces Executive Appointments

With an extensive background in business strategy, marketing, growth and change management, Henrietta will join Confederation of British Industry early 2016. She will be responsible for developing the groups membership proposition, leading the CBIs regional teams across the country, and creating new member services with a focus on supporting and enabling businesses to grow. Henrietta has held a number of senior marketing roles at a number of international blue-chip firms, spanning a variety of sectors from food, retail, professional and financial services, including at Schroders, Advent International, United Biscuits and Nestle. She is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing. In 2004, she became Group Head of Marketing and Investor Relations at Schroders, followed in 2008 by Group Head of Marketing at the private equity firm Advent International. She will form part of the CBIs new senior management team, reporting directly to Director-General Carolyn Fairbairn. The CBI recently announced the appointment of Josh Hardie into the newly created role of Managing Director, Policy and Campaigns. Josh will join the CBI early in 2016 from Tesco where he has been Group Director for Corporate Responsibility.

CBI Appoints YC Modi as Additional Director

Y C Modi, IPS (AM: 1984), has been appointed as Additional Director in the CBI.

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