Helena Morrissey quits St James's Place to chair AJ Bell

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AJ Bell, the UK investment platform, has announced the appointment of two new non-executive directors, Baroness Helena Morrissey and Evelyn Bourke. Baroness Helena Morrissey DBE (pictured) has been appointed as a non-executive director and, subject to regulatory and shareholder approval, with the intention of her being appointed to succeed Les Platts as chair at the company's next AGM, which is expected to take place in January 2022. She will join the board as chair designate on 1 July 2021. Morrissey is currently lead non-executive director for the Foreign, Commonwealth and Developme...

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Christopher Copper-Ind is editor-in-chief of International Investment. Before this, he was editorial director of The Business Year, from 2014 to 2017.