Catherine Claydon has been appointed as independent trustee at the £16bn BBC Pension Scheme, and is expected to replace chair Bill Matthews when he steps down in December after seven years.
Her appointment brings the total number of independent trustees on the scheme's board to three, and her appointment as chair is subject to the board's approval. Matthews said: "The breadth of her industry...
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