- Genus, a leading global animal genetics company, has appointed Lysanne Gray to the board as non-executive director with effect from 1 April. Gray, a chartered accountant with a chemistry degree from Southampton University, is the financial controller at Unilever. Prior to this, she was chief auditor working closely with Unilever's audit committee and before that chief financial officer of Unilever's global food service business. She has also held a number of other senior management positions within Unilever, both operational and financial and has had significant acquisition/disposal experience.

At 9:41am: [LON:GNS] Genus PLC share price was +21p at 1480p

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