Centaur Media Plc announces the appointment of Carol Hosey and Leslie-Ann Reed as independent non-executive directors of the Company.
Carol Hosey is currently Group HR Director at Mace, the international consultancy and construction group, and will succeed Colin Jones as chair of Centaur’s remuneration committee. She has extensive remuneration experience at executive and board level and has spent over 20 years in senior HR roles, including positions at Mitie Group plc, Nationwide Building Society and Lloyds Banking Group. Carol will join the Centaur board on 5 February 2020 and will also be a member of the Company’s nomination committee.
Leslie-Ann Reed is a chartered accountant and will become chair of Centaur’s audit committee when Robert Boyle retires from the board after more than 10 years on 31 March 2020. Leslie-Ann is an experienced non-executive director and chairs the audit committees at Learning Technologies Group plc and Induction Healthcare Group PLC. She is also a non-executive director and member of the audit and remuneration committees of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc. Leslie-Ann’s executive roles have included CFO of the B2B publisher Metal Bulletin plc and the online auctioneer Go Industry plc. She was also non-executive director at Quarto Group Inc. a US company listed in London. Leslie-Ann will join Centaur’s board on 1 March 2020 and will also sit on the Company’s nomination and remuneration committees.
Rebecca Miskin, a non-executive director of Centaur since January 2011 and a member of the audit, nomination and remuneration committees, will also retire from the board on 31 March 2020.
Colin Jones, Centaur chairman, commented:
“On behalf of the Board, I would like to thank Robert and Rebecca for their many years of service to Centaur and for their diligent work on our audit and remuneration committees. I am very pleased that we are welcoming such able and well-qualified new non-executive directors in Carol and Leslie-Ann and the board looks forward to working with them.”