Britvic plc announces the appointment of Hounaïda Lasry as an independent Non-Executive Director of the Company, with effect from 29 September 2022. Hounaïda will also serve on Britvic's Nomination and Remuneration Committees.
Hounaïda's executive career has been at Procter and Gamble, where she has held a series of local, regional and global roles over a significant tenure. She has worked across several geographies and consumer sectors, gaining multi-faceted experience in marketing, operational and corporate roles. Most recently she has been Senior Vice President, Skin & Personal Care, Europe, India, Middle East and Africa. She also served, for five years, on the non-profit Advisory Board of the Geneva School of Economics and Management, at the University of Geneva.
In 2017 Hounaïda attended the Business and Sustainability Executive Programme at the University of Cambridge, and was subsequently tasked with driving ESG integration into plans across the business. Hounaïda, who was born in Morocco, has a degree in Marketing and International Trade from the École Supérieure de Commerce de Chambéry and an MBA from Université Pierre Mendès-France.
Commenting on the appointment, John Daly, Chairman, said: "We are delighted to welcome Hounaïda to the Board. With an extensive and wide-ranging background in consumer goods across Africa, Asia, Europe and the Middle East, Hounaïda's experience will prove invaluable to Britvic's continued success. We look forward to her insights on working across markets and cultures and how these can be applied to our portfolio of 37 much-loved brands sold in more than 100 countries."
There is no additional information which is required to be disclosed under rule 9.6.13 of the Listing Rules of the UK Listing Authority.
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Steve Nightingale Director of Investor Relations +44 (0) 7808 097784
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Stephen Malthouse Headland +44 (0) 203 805 4844