Alistair Meadows has been appointed head of UK Capital Markets at JLL where he will oversee the strategic direction of investment for the firm’s UK clients. Alistair has over 20 years of international real estate experience in Asia Pacific and Europe and heads up the firm’s International Capital Group. In this role he specialises in cross border capital transactions and is responsible for importing and exporting real estate capital into and out of Asia Pacific through the JLL Capital Markets network. Prior to joining JLL Singapore in 2010, he was previously based in Sydney (2000-2010) and London (1995-2000) where he was responsible for major cross border investment transactions totalling over $3bn.
Criticaleye, the peer-to-peer board community, has appointed Alastair Lyons, chairman of insurance provider Admiral Group, as a board mentor. Alastair, who is also deputy chairman of Bovis Homes Group and chairman of Glas Cymru (Welsh Water), joins the UK’s leading group of almost 50 executive mentors. In addition to his current non-executive roles, he was previously chairman of Serco Group, chairman of specialist insurance broker Towergate Partnership and senior independent non-executive director at Phoenix Group. He has also been a non-executive director of both the Department for Transport (DfT) and the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP), as well as its predecessor, the Department of Health and Social Security (DHSS).
Weetabix Food Company
Weetabix Food Company has appointed Stuart White as head of brand for Alpen in a move designed to strengthen engagement and grow its market share with millennials. Having worked for the past 10 years at L’Oréal and Omega Pharma, Stuart will work to grow the value of Alpen, as Weetabix continues to expand its breakfast on-the-go offering appealing to a younger demographic. Torben Sherwood has also joined the Weetabix marketing team as senior brand manager, responsible for the Weetabix Flavours and Oatibix portfolios. Previously he worked at InterContinental Hotels Group and Silver Bullet Machine, before becoming group strategy manager for the Weetabix Food Company.
MOO, the digital print and design company, has appointed Meri Williams to its executive team. Meri joins MOO in August from the M&S digital team, where she held the position of head of engineering. Having spent the first 10 years of her career at Procter & Gamble, Meri joined the Government Digital Service, where she scaled up the team to deliver the website GOV.UK. During her career, Meri has led global teams ranging from 30 to 300. A published author and international speaker, she also co-curates and hosts The Lead Developer, an international conference for technical leaders.
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