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Simon Boddie

Chief Financial Officer

Simon Boddie
Chief Financial Officer Appointed 2016
Committee membership None

Key skills and experience

Simon has over 30 years’ experience of working in finance with extensive knowledge of international operations, emerging markets and digital.

Other current appointments:

He is currently a Non-Executive Director of PageGroup plc, a specialist recruitment company, where he also chairs the audit committee.

Previous relevant experience

Simon was previously Group Finance Director for ten years at Electrocomponents plc, a FTSE 250 industrial distribution business. Prior to Electrocomponents, Simon worked for Diageo, the leading international drinks business, where he held a variety of senior finance positions. His career started at Price Waterhouse, where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant, before working in the Corporate Finance Team of Hill Samuel Bank.

Qualifications

Simon is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and has an MA in Economics from the University of Cambridge.

Latest from Simon Boddie

News release: 3 June 2016