- Penna Consulting [LON:PNA], the international human resources consulting group, has appointed Leslie Jane Ferrar as non-executive director of the Company effective from 31 January 2013. The 57-year-old has extensive experience within the professional services sector having been a partner in KPMG's Human Capital Tax Practice for 17 years before becoming Treasurer to TRH The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall in 2005.

Current positions include Audit Committee of HMRC, Director of Breakthrough Breast Cancer and of CAFOD (the official Catholic aid agency for England and Wales). Previous directorships include Duchy Originals Limited and several in the not for profit sector. Mr. Stephen Rowlinson, chairman, said: "We are delighted that Leslie is joining the Penna Board. She has long experience of professional services at a senior level and of both public and private sectors. We expect her to make a very valuable contribution to the Board and to the Company."

At 12:35pm: [LON:PNA] Penna Consulting share price was +1.5p at 78p

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