National Grid has announced the appointment of Paula Rosput Reynolds to succeed Sir Peter Gershon as Chair.
Ms Reynolds, who is currently Non-executive Director at General Electric in the US and Senior Independent Director of BP, will join the Board on 1st January 2021 as Non-executive Director and Chair Designate and will assume the role of Chair after a transitionary period.
Sir Peter will remain as Chair until this time.
Paula Rosput Reynolds said: “I am honoured to be joining National Grid’s Board as the entire industry is evolving. I am looking forward to working with John Pettigrew and the rest of the Board and meeting National Grid employees and key stakeholders.”
John Pettigrew commented: “Her experience within international and US companies and insight into strategic and regulatory issues will be an asset to the Board and I look forward to working alongside her.”