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Edward Leigh to take over as Intertek CFO
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Apr '14
Intertek Group plc (Intertek) announces that Lloyd Pitchford, Intertek Chief Financial Officer, has resigned and will leave the company by 30 September 2014 at which time Edward Leigh, Intertek’s Group Financial Controller, will replace him as Chief Financial Officer and join Intertek’s Board. 
 
Edward Leigh currently leads the development of the Group’s global finance transformation strategy and joined Intertek in March 2013 with over twenty years’ experience in senior financial roles at leading multinational corporations including Dixons Retail Plc and Procter & Gamble Co. Lloyd will continue as Intertek Chief Financial Officer and as a Board member until his departure when he will assume the role of Chief Financial Officer, Experian plc.  
 
Wolfhart Hauser, Chief Executive Officer of Intertek, said “We are pleased to appoint Edward Leigh as Chief Financial Officer, which is a natural progression. He has already brought valuable perspectives to Intertek and I look forward to working with Edward over the coming years. Lloyd’s contribution to Intertek over the past four years has been significant and will have a lasting impact. On behalf of the company and the Board, I extend our thanks and very best wishes to Lloyd for his future.”
 
Lloyd Pitchford, said “While I am excited about my new role, I will be sad to leave Intertek. I am proud of our strong growth record and the strength of our finance and management team, as seen with Edward Leigh appointed as my successor. I look forward to working with Edward, Wolfhart and the Board in the coming months as we continue to deliver Intertek’s future growth.” 
 
About Intertek
Intertek is a leading quality solutions provider to industries worldwide.  From auditing and inspection, to testing, training, advisory, quality assurance and certification, Intertek adds value to customers’ products, processes and assets. With a network of more than 1,000 laboratories and offices and over 36,000 people in more than 100 countries, Intertek supports companies’ success in a global marketplace.
 

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