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Royal Mail appoints Lynne Peacock as non-executive director

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Christian Fernsby | London, United Kingdom | September 20, 2019
Lynne PeacockRoyal Mail announced that Lynne Peacock has been appointed as a non-executive director of the company, to take effect from 1 November 2019.
Ms. Peacock will also take over the role as Chair of the Remuneration Committee from Simon Thompson, who assumed the role on an interim basis on 18 July 2019.

Ms. Peacoc has over 20 years' experience as an Executive and Non-Executive Director both in the financial services and non-financial services sectors.

This includes as Chief Executive Officer of Woolwich Plc and Chief Executive Officer of National Australia Bank Europe Limited (NAB).

Ms. Peacoc has been involved in a variety of successful transactions including an IPO and FTSE 100 listing, the sale of the Woolwich plc to Barclays and the disinvestment of NAB's Irish operations.

Prior to moving into financial services, Ms. Peacoc held positions with Unilever plc and Tate and Lyle plc.

Ms. Peacoc was previously a Non-Executive Director at Standard Life Aberdeen plc, Scottish Water and Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group.

Ms. Peacoc is currently the Senior Independent Director of Nationwide Building Society and a Non-Executive Director of Serco Group plc where she chairs the Remuneration Committee.

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