Gemserv has appointed David Brown as an independent Non-Executive Director to its Board after a competitive process. David will take up the post in March, replacing Matthew Rees who served on the Board for 5 years.
David will chair Gemserv’s Audit and Risk Committee and has held senior executive roles with Smart DCC, Viapath and Eurostar International. He is currently Chief Financial Officer of Brakes UK, the leading UK foodservice provider. Since 2015, David has been a Non-Executive Trustee and Chair of the Audit Committee at Mental Health Matters, a national charity supporting people with mental health needs.
Meriel Lenfestey, Chair of Gemserv, said:
“I am delighted that David is joining the Board. He brings extensive finance and corporate governance experience from executive and non-executive roles in some large and well-known brands. David has worked across many of Gemserv’s markets, including in energy and health, and will play an important role in helping steer the business to fulfil its purpose of making things that matter work better for everyone.”
David Brown commented:
“Gemserv is working on many of today’s social and environmental challenges and I am excited to be joining such a purpose-driven business. Gemserv’s markets are undergoing significant disruption, presenting new opportunities to grow and diversify. I look forward to supporting the business on this journey.”