StockMarketWire.com - Construction company Kier said it had appointed Matthew Lester as chairman with effect from 1 January 2020.

In his executive career, Lester was the chief financial officer of Royal Mail from 2010 to 2017, having previously been the finance director of ICAP and held a number of senior finance positions at Diageo.

Philip Cox would stand down as chairman on 1 January.



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