SThree plc Has Announced The Appointment
SThree plc Has Announced The Appointment of Non-Executive Chairman
SThree, the international specialist staffing business, announces that it has appointed Clay Brendish, CBE, as Non-Executive Chairman, with effect from 1 May 2010. Clay succeeds Sir Anthony Cleaver, who retires at the AGM on 23 April 2010. He will also chair the SThree Nomination Committee.
Clay, age 62, is Non-Executive Chairman of Anite plc and Echo Research Limited. Prior to his retirement in May 2001, he was Executive Deputy Chairman of CMG (now part of LogicaCMG), having joined the board when it acquired Admiral plc, the software services company he co-founded in 1979.
He is a trustee of Economist Newspapers Limited and Director of The Test and Itchen Association Limited. Clay's other Non-Executive Directorships are BT Group PLC and Herald Investment Trust plc and he also acted as an adviser to the Government on the efficiency of the Civil Service.
Sir Anthony Cleaver, Chairman commented: "Clay has a vast breadth of business knowledge and we are delighted to welcome him as Chairman of SThree. His particularexperience within entrepreneurial, niche-technology environments, combined with his governmental and international exposure, will only serve to strengthen our Board. Whilst I am very sad to be stepping down, I know that I leave the Board in a strong position to take full advantage of global expansion opportunities."