The Cork based Musgrave Group – based off Airport Hill and on the Tramore Road – have announced the appointment of Chris Pilling as Non-Executive Director on the board of Musgrave Group plc. Chris succeeds Brian Flanagan, a Non-Executive Director since 2013.
Chris Pilling has a background in retail and financial services, having served as Director of Marketing and Customer Services for UK retailer ASDA, Chief Executive of Yorkshire Building Society – the second largest building society in the UK, and previously holding a number of executive positions with HSBC Bank plc. Chris has also worked with leading international corporates including British Airways, Kraft Foods and Procter & Gamble. Until March of this year, he was a Non-Executive Director on the board of the Department of Health for the UK Government.
Commenting on the announcement, Peter Lacy, Musgrave Group Chairman said, “I am delighted to welcome Chris to the board and look forward to drawing on his insights to further the Musgrave business. Through his previous roles, Chris brings with him a wealth of experience across a broad range of sectors which will undoubtedly be a valuable asset. On behalf of the board, I would also like to recognise the substantial contribution and commitment from Brian since 2013, and wish him well for the future.”