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New appointment: Non-Executive Chairman of the Cambridge Education Group

Mon 27 Oct 2014 < Back to listing

It is with pleasure that I announce the appointment of Sir John Sunderland to the position of non-executive Chairman of the Cambridge Education Group with effect from 01 September 2014.

It is with pleasure that I announce the appointment of Sir John Sunderland to the position of non-executive Chairman of the Cambridge Education Group with effect from 01 September 2014.

Since the investment by Bridgepoint in December 2013 we have carefully considered identifying and then attracting the right individual to join us at this exciting and pivotal time in the development of our business.

Sir John is the non-executive Chairman of Merlin Entertainments, a non-executive Director of Barclays Bank PLC and AFC Energy plc and an adviser to CVC, a large Private Equity firm.  Previously, Sir John was Chairman of Cadbury Schweppes from 2003 to 2008 having been the Chief Executive Officer from 1996 to 2003. 

Sir John was also President of the CBI from 2004 to 2006, President of the Chartered Management Institute from 2006 to 2007, President of the Food and Drink Federation from 2002 to 2004, a non-executive Director of the Rank Group from 1998 to 2006 and a Director of the Financial Reporting Council from 2004 to 2011.  Sir John is also Chancellor of Aston University, a member of the Council of The University of Reading and an Associate Member of BUPA.

Fergus Brownlee
Chief Executive Cambridge Education Group
Cambridge Education Group Ltd




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