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John Rishton

John Rishton

Non-Executive Director Chairman of the Audit Committee 

John brings significant international experience to the Informa Board. He became a Non-Executive Director of Rolls-Royce Group plc in 2007 and served as its CEO between 2011 to 2015.

Before joining Rolls-Royce, John was Chief Executive and President of the Dutch international retailer Royal Ahold NV, and prior to that its Chief Financial Officer. John also formerly held the position of Chief Financial Officer of British Airways plc.

He is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.

John is a Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee at Unilever PLC and Serco Group plc, and a Non-Executive Director of Associated British Ports Ltd.