DS Smith has confirmed the appointment of Richard Pike to the company’s Board as Group Finance Director and Executive Director, with effect from Adrian Marsh’s retirement next summer.
The final date of appointment will be confirmed and his election put to the September 2023 AGM for approval in the normal manner.
Pike (pictured left) has been Chief Financial Officer of Biffa plc for the last four years and has enjoyed a highly successful career in finance, including a decade of leadership roles in manufacturing.
“We are delighted that Richard is joining us at a very exciting time for DS Smith. Richard has an excellent track record as a CFO in manufacturing businesses and great experience in the recycling and sustainability sectors,” said Miles Roberts, Group CEO.