Thames appoints former EY chief as non-executive director

Thames Water has appointed Nick Land as an independent non-executive board director, with effect from 8 February 2017.

Land is currently chair of the Audit and Risk Committee at Vodafone as well as chairman of the Private Equity Reporting Group and a member of the board of the Financial Report Council. He succeeds Michael Pavia, who is stepping down after 10 years as a member of Thames Water’s Board and chairman of the Audit, Risk and Regulatory Committee.

Land is a former executive chairman and chief executive officer at Ernst & Young. He has previously held non-executive positions with Royal Dutch Shell, Alliance Boots and BBA Aviation.