Today’s City Moves includes Kin + Carta, Liontrust and Public Sector Plc.
Kin + Carta
Kin + Carta, the international digital transformation business, has announced that following a global recruitment process, it has appointed John Kerr as non-executive chairman designate. John will become chairman at the company’s annual general meeting in November, succeeding Richard Stillwell, who will step down as part of a planned succession process outlined in November last year. John was global vice chairman of Deloitte Consulting from 2016 to 2018, after serving as chief executive from 2011 to 2015. John previously served in a number of senior leadership roles at Deloitte Consulting, steering the business through a period of significant revenue growth driven by a focus on helping businesses develop their digital capabilities.In addition, John led the creation of Deloitte Digital in 2012, the first dedicated digital consulting business, and grew the business organically and by strategic acquisition to $4bn (£3.2bn) in revenue with operations in 30 countries.
Mandy Donald will, subject to regulatory approval, join Liontrust’s board on 1 August 2019 as an independent non-executive director and will become chairman of the audit & risk committee on 20 September 2019. Mandy has board experience in both complex organisations and early-stage environments, and brings a background of strategic planning and operational management to the company. A chartered accountant by training, she spent 18 years with EY before steering her focus towards the growth of new companies, serving on the boards of a diverse range of start-up businesses. Mandy is a trustee of the Institute of Cancer Research, where she is also chair of the audit committee. She is also a non-executive director and chair of the audit committee of Punter Southall Group. Mandy holds a Financial Times non-executive diploma with a focus in corporate governance.
Public Sector Plc
John Webber has been appointed chief financial officer of Public Sector Plc, which partners with local authorities to offer strategic asset management. John, who has almost 20 years’ experience in the sector, joins from Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM), one of Europe’s largest asset managers and a major global investor. At LGIM, John led the finance function for six real estate funds and joint ventures worth more than £10bn and led the delivery of more than £5bn of transactions. John led the debt origination for LGIM’s Build-to-Rent Fund, securing £225m development finance from three lenders to support six PRS development schemes in England. Before that, he was at PwC.
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