Platt will chair the group’s audit and risk committee, a role that Vicky Mitchell has assumed in an interim capacity since 31 March 2021.
He is currently the CFO of BGL Group, a position he has held since March 2016. Prior to that he spent five years at Darty plc where he was group finance director and managing director of international businesses.
Platt brings with him extensive experience in consumer-focused public companies operating in a regulated environment.
Following these changes, the board will now comprise the chair the group CEO and CFO and seven non-executive directors, five of whom are considered to be independent.