- Consumer goods group PZ Cussons said that Paul Grimwood and Kirsty Bashforth would join its board as non-executive directors, effective 1 November.

Grimwood had held senior leadership positions at consumer product companies such as Nestle, Highland Distillers and Mars.

Most recently, he was chairman and chief executive of Nestle USA.

Bashforth had held a number of senior executive positions at BP, leading the strategic co-ordination of the energy group's B2B business and finishing her career as global head of organisational effectiveness.

PZ Cussons also announced that, for personal health reasons, non-executive director Tamara Minick-Scokalo would relinquish her responsibilities on the board with immediate effect.

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