Karen Witts joins Wolseley board

Published:  30 September, 2011

LEAMINGTON SPA: Karen Witts joins the Wolseley board as non-executive director.  She will also become a member of the Audit and Remuneration Committees.

Ms Witts, 48, is Vodafone Group's chief financial officer for Africa, Middle East and Asia Pacific, a position she has held since June 2010. 

She previously worked for more than 10 years in a number of financial and general management positions at BT Group, most recently as chief financial officer of BT Retail.

Gareth Davis, chairman of Wolseley, said in a statement: "We are delighted to welcome Karen to the Wolseley team. Karen brings a great deal of corporate and financial experience, having worked in a range of senior roles handling complex issues in global businesses. We look forward to working with her."

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