John Wood Group PLC announces the following board appointment.
Jacqui Ferguson joins Wood Group as a non-executive director on 1 December 2016 and will also join the Board's Nomination and Audit committees.
Jacqui is currently SVP & General Manager of Hewlett Packard UKI & MEMA, a role she has held since October 2014. Prior to this Jacqui held a number of senior roles within the technology sector and immediately prior to her current role served as the VP & Chief of Staff to the CEO of Hewlett Packard from March 2012 to 2014.
Ian Marchant, Chair, said "I am delighted to welcome Jacqui to the Board. Her broad experience as a business leader in the technology sector will further strengthen the Board and provide valuable support and guidance to the Group's Executive Leadership Team. Harnessing the use of technology to drive efficiency, finding innovative ways to provide greater value to our customers and ensuring that Wood Group continues to succeed in the digital economy are key parts of Wood Group's strategy, and Jacqui will contribute a huge amount to the board discussions in that area."