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Appointment of a new non-executive director

G4S plc, the leading global, integrated security company, today announces the appointment of Clare Chapman as a non-executive director of its board with effect from 23 September 2019. Ms Chapman also becomes chair of the board's Remuneration Committee. 
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“Clare’s experience of large workforce and large, international groups is a great addition that will further strengthen our board as we take G4S onto the next stage of its development. The rest of the board and I look forward to working with her”.
John Connolly, G4S Chairman
Clare Chapman is Non-Executive Director (“NED”) and Remuneration Chair at the Weir Group and Kingfisher plc in the UK and at Heidrick & Struggles. She is also the co-Chair of The Purposeful Company which is a Task Force established in 2015 with the support of the Bank of England. Clare is also a Low Pay Commissioner representing business and a Trustee of the Lambeth Partners supporting the Archbishop of Canterbury.

Prior to becoming a NED, Clare was the Group People Director at BT. She began her career in fast moving consumer goods with Quaker Oats and PepsiCo in the UK, USA and mainland Europe. She was then appointed as the Group HR Director for Tesco as they were becoming the UK's leading retailer. Between 2007 and 2011 Clare was the Director General of Workforce for the NHS and Social Care covering a workforce of over 2.2 million people. Through this mix of executive and non-executive experience and of both private and public sectors, Clare has become an influential voice nationally and internationally on work, governance, remuneration and business transformation.

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