Judy Gibbons appointed as Chair of Which? Limited Board

Which? is pleased to announce the appointment of Judy Gibbons as the new Chair of the Which? Limited Board.

Judy Gibbons has joined the Which? Limited Board as a non-executive director and will step into the role of Chair of the Board in June. She brings over 30 years of experience at some of the world’s leading technology companies and replaces Mike Clasper CBE, who is stepping down after nine years as Chair.

Judy Gibbons is currently a non-executive Director on the boards of Michael Kors Holdings Limited, Hammerson plc, Guardian Media Group plc and Virgin Money Giving and is a Trustee of Somerset House Trust. Her executive career spans senior leadership roles in global digital technology companies including Microsoft, Hewlett-Packard, Apple Inc. and Accel Partners.

Peter Vicary-Smith, Chief Executive of Which?, said:

“We are delighted to announce the appointment of Judy Gibbons as Chair of Which? Limited. Judy’s digital expertise mean she is very well placed to support our organisation in its next phase of development, as we continue to adapt to the changing needs of consumers.

“Judy joins at a time when we are growing our commercial and charitable impact. Her appointment will help us to continue this trajectory, enabling us to find and effectively tackle consumer detriment in essential markets.

“We thank Mike Clasper for his role over the last nine years in enabling Which? to pursue its vision and lay the foundations for the future, leading a very successful​ strategy to establish and grow our range of services.”

Judy Gibbons said:

“It is a privilege to take on this role as Chair of the Which? Limited Board. Which? is in a strong position to deliver real change for UK consumers and I hope my experience will support the organisation’s development in the digital age so it continues to increase its impact.”

Notes

  • Which? Limited is Which?’s main trading company and its Board oversees the commercial activities of the organisation.  Which? Limited is owned by our charity,   the Consumers’ Association, and the Which? Limited directors work closely with our Council of trustees, Chaired by Tim Gardam, to ensure that all our all commercial activities contribute to tackling consumer detriment.
  • Which? accepts no government funding, donations or fundraising income, all of its charitable activities are funded by its own commercial success.
  • For more information on our group and its governance please visit http://www.which.co.uk/about-which/company-info/
  • Tim Gardam was appointed as Chairman of the Consumers’ Association, Which? in November 2015 - http://press.which.co.uk/whichpressreleases/tim-gardam-appointed-new-chairman-of-the-consumers-association-which-2/

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