- John Laing Group has appointed Will Samuel as non-executive chairman designate with immediate effect.

He will subsequently succeed Dr Phil Nolan as non-executive chairman, who will step down from the board following the annual general meeting on 10 May, having served as chairman since early 2010.

Samuel - who is also chairman of Tilney Group and TSB Bank - has held a number of additional senior positions throughout his career.

At 10:00am: [LON:JLG] John Laing Group Plc share price was -0.9p at 269.1p

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