Thursday May 15,2014 : NEW DIRECTOR FOR 888 HOLDINGS
McMillan appointed to the Board as an independent non-executive director and chairman of the audit committee.
Online gambling group 888 Holdings plc has announced the appointment of Ron McMillan as an independent non-executive director and as chairman of the company's audit committee.
His predecessor on the audit committee, Amos Pickel, will continue in his role as independent non-executive director and will remain as a member of the audit committee, along with John Anderson.
Commenting on the appointment, company's chairman, Richard Kilsby, said:
"With his extensive experience of boards and audit committees of major listed companies, Ron brings a wealth of experience to 888. This will be of considerable benefit as the company continues to grow and pursue its strategic objectives. He will be a valuable addition to the Board and the audit committee and I am delighted that he has agreed to join us.
I would also like to personally thank Amos Pickel for his dedication and commitment in fulfilling the role of chairman of the audit committee on a transitional basis until now. Amos will continue as a non-executive director on our Board as well as fulfilling the roles of chairman of our nominations committee and remuneration committee."
McMillan spent the whole of his career with PricewaterhouseCoopers where he was a partner for 28 years until his retirement on 31 March 2013. In addition to acting as the engagement leader on a number of major listed companies, he was the Global Finance Partner, Northern Regional Chairman of the UK firm and Deputy Chairman and Head of Assurance for the Middle East firm. He is the Senior Independent Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of N Brown Group Plc, and also acts as a consultant to PwC in the Middle East.