Moneysupermarket Group names new board chair

He will take over the role on January 1, 2025

Moneysupermarket Group names new board chair

Insurance News

By Mika Pangilinan

Moneysupermarket Group has announced the appointment of Jonathan Bewes (pictured) as an independent non-executive director and chair designate of the board of directors.

Bewes is set to join the audit, remuneration, nomination, and risk & sustainability committees of the board. He will take over as chair on January 1, 2025, following a transition period with the current chair, Robin Freestone.

Commenting on the appointment, CEO Peter Duffy called Bewes “a respected leader in the banking and finance sector.”

Bewes has acted as an advisor in various company boards. He has also held several senior leadership positions, including a recent tenure at Standard Chartered. He is currently senior independent director and chair of the audit committee at Next plc, chair of the audit & risk committee at Sage Group plc and chair of the audit and risk committee at the Court of the Bank of England.

“We are delighted to welcome him to Moneysupermarket Group,” said Duffy. “His extensive experience and strategic acumen will be invaluable as we continue to drive growth and enhance shareholder value.

Bewes also commented on his new role and said he is eager to contribute to Moneysupermarket’s goal of “helping households save money” and driving sustainable growth for the benefit of all stakeholders.

He will be succeeding Robin Freestone, who took on the role of chair in May 2019.

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