Serco, the international provider of services to governments, announces that Tim Lodge has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director of Serco and a member of the Group Audit, Group Risk and Remuneration Committees with effect from 21 February 2021. He will replace John Rishton as chair of the Audit Committee when John Rishton succeeds Sir Roy Gardner as chair of the Company on 21 April 2021.
Tim Lodge was previously Chief Financial Officer at Tate & Lyle PLC and COFCO International. Having recently stepped down as a Non-Executive Director and chair of the Audit Committee of Aryzta AG, he is currently a Non-Executive Director of FTSE 250 SSP Group plc, the leading operator of food and beverage concessions in travel locations, and a Non-Executive Director and chair of the Audit Committee of Arco Limited, the family-owned supplier of safety wear and equipment.
Sir Roy Gardner, Non-Executive Chairman of Serco, commented: “I am very pleased to welcome Tim to the Board of Serco. He has a wealth of financial experience and a strong track record in driving commercial performance, as well as delivering strategic change and restructuring to support longer term investment and growth; he will be a very welcome addition to the Board.”
Serco confirms that there are no further disclosures required under the Listing Rules in respect of Tim Lodge.