December 15,2011 : Financial expert joins the Rank board
The Rank Group plc has announced the appointment as an independent non-executive director of Colin Child with effect from 1 January 2012. He will also join Rank's audit and finance committees.
Child, age 54, is a Chartered Accountant and currently group finance director of De La Rue plc, the commercial security printer and papermaker. His previous roles include group finance director of DTZ Holdings plc, Stanley Leisure plc, Fitness First plc and National Express Group plc.
Ian Burke, Rank's chairman and chief executive, said "I am delighted that Colin is joining the board of Rank. He brings considerable experience gained within large multi-national businesses operating in a wide range of sectors, including casino gaming. I am confident that his broad commercial experience will contribute significantly to the development of Rank in the future."