Arriva chief joins Ladbrokes board

Ladbrokes yesterday announced the appointment of Arriva chief executive David Martin as a non executive director. Martin, who will join the board on 31 October, took over as the chief executive of Europe’s largest transport provider Arriva in 2006. Chairman Peter Erskine said, “His extensive management experience, notably of international operations, is particularly relevant at this stage of the group’s development and will complement the existing skills of the board.”