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BrightHouse Appoints Two Non-Executive Directors

November 25, 2014

BrightHouse today announces the appointment of Maurice Thompson and Andrew Brown as Non-Executive Directors.

Maurice Thompson will be senior independent director and chair of the remuneration committee. His current non executive roles include chairman of Greensill Capital and Foundation Board member of Dussmann Group. Maurice had a thirteen year career at Citigroup, latterly as Country Officer for the UK. Prior to that, he was Global Head of Equity Capital Markets at SG Warburg, and Global Head of Investment Banking at Deutsche Bank.

Andrew Brown will be chairman of BrightHouse’s audit committee. He is also chairman of Merco Medical Holdings and a consultant to Nevsky Capital LLP. Previously he was joint chief executive of Gartmore Investment Management plc and a non-executive director of H&T Pawnbrokers.

Henry Staunton, chairman, said:  “We are delighted to welcome Andrew and Maurice to the BrightHouse Board. Each of them has diversified experience in executive and non-executive directorships, and both bring a significant expertise in financial services to their new roles. These appointments are a sign of the maturity of our business which has invested considerably, over the last few years, to enhance our robust corporate governance framework.”