Rentokil adds Christopher Geoghegan to its board
Mr. Geoghegan will also become a member of the Remuneration Committee on his appointment to the Board.
Mr. Geoghegan has extensive general management and commercial experience working in international markets, as well as broad non-executive experience in construction and support services. He had a long and distinguished executive career in the defence, electronics and aerospace industries.
Mr. Geoghegan was Group Executive Director, UK and Rest of the World and prior to that Joint Chief Operating Officer, BAE Systems plc from 2002 to 2007 where he was also a main board director. He also worked in a series of senior executive roles at Airbus and British Aerospace over a 34 year executive career.
He has a wealth of experience of complex, international companies, operating with with large distributed workforces across Europe, Asia-Pacific and Africa.
Mr. Geoghegan served as Non-executive director of Kier Group plc 2007-14; Non-executive director, Volex plc 2008-13; Chairman, e2v Technologies plc 2009-13; Chairman, Hampson Industries plc 2007-11; Non-executive director, Lakehouse plc 2015-16, and as Non-executive director, SIG plc from 2009.
Mr. Geoghegan is a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society and past President of the Society of British Aerospace companies.
Peter Bamford, a member of the Audit Committee, retired after serving nine years on the Board, following Rentokil Initial’s AGM earlier this year. ■
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