Rexam names Rivaz as non-exec

Consumer packaging firm Rexam said yesterday that Smith & Nephew’s chief technology officer Ros Rivaz will join its board as a non-executive director with immediate effect. Rivaz joined Smith & Nephew in November 2011, and has previously worked at ExxonMobil, ICI, Tate & Lyle and Diageo. Chief executive Stuart Chambers said Rivaz’s experience in manufacturing processes and procurement would be of particular value to the firm.