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Gemserv appoints David Brown as new independent Non-Executive Director to the Board

29th Mar, 2021

London – (March 29, 2021) – Professional services firm Gemserv has appointed David Brown as an independent Non-Executive Director to its Board after a competitive process. David will take up the post in March replacing Matthew Rees who served on the Board for five years.

David will chair Gemserv’s Audit and Risk Committee and has held senior executive roles with Smart DCC, Viapath and Eurostar International. He is currently Chief Financial Officer of Brakes UK, the leading UK foodservice provider. Since 2015, David has been a Non-Executive Trustee and Chair of the Audit Committee at Mental Health Matters, a national charity supporting people with mental health needs.

Meriel Lenfestey, Chair of Gemserv, said:

“I am delighted that David is joining the Board. He brings extensive finance and corporate governance experience from executive and non-executive roles in some large and well-known brands. David has worked across many of Gemserv’s markets, including in energy and health, and will play an important role in helping steer the business to fulfil its purpose of making things that matter work better for everyone.”

David Brown commented:

“Gemserv is working on many of today’s social and environmental challenges and I am excited to be joining such a purpose-driven business.  Gemserv’s markets are undergoing significant disruption, presenting new opportunities to grow and diversify. I look forward to supporting the business on this journey.”

Notes to Editors

Gemserv is an expert provider of professional services in a world driven by data and technology. We are purpose-driven, working across multiple sectors including energy, low carbon, health, cyber & digital and the public sector to tackle today’s social and environmental challenges. Established in 2002, the business provides a range of consultancy and outsourcing capabilities with the purpose of Making things that matter work better for everyone.

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