easyJet has today appointed Professor John Quelch, the Dean of the London Business School, as a non-executive board director.
In addition to his role at the London Business School, John is a Professor of London University; he was previously the Sebastian S. Kresge Professor of Marketing and Co-Chair of the Marketing Area at Harvard Business School. He is a specialist on global business practice, international marketing and human resource management; and is the author or co-author of 12 books.
John also serves as a non-executive director of the WPP Group plc, Blue Circle Industries plc and was a founding non-executive director of Reebok International Ltd.
Professor Quelch`s appointment, which will become effective on 14 November, is a further strengthening of the easyJet Board, following the appointment of two other independent non-executive directors, Tony Illsley and Colin Day, in September.
easyJet is currently seeking a fourth independent non-executive director.
p>This announcement has been issued by, and is the sole responsibility of, the Company and has been approved solely for the purposes of section 57 of the Financial Services Act 1986 by Credit Suisse First Boston and UBS Warburg which are each regulated in the UK by The Securities and Futures Authority limited.