Marie Curie has announced the appointment of Vindi Banga as the new chair of the board of trustees.
Banga is currently a partner at private equity firm Clayton Dubilier and Rice, chair of Kalle GMBH and senior independent director at Glaxo Smith Kline and Marks and Spencer. He is also on the board at the CBI.
Prior to this, Banga spent 33 years at Unilever as chairman. He was also president of Global Foods.
Commenting on the appointment, Marie Curie chief executive Dr Jane Collins said she is “delighted” to welcome Banga as the new chair.
“He brings with him invaluable experience and insights from the worlds of business, education and philanthropy. I am looking forward to working closely with him over the following months and years,” she said.
Banga added: “It is a great honour to be chosen to be the next chair of this great charity and as Marie Curie prepares to embark on a new strategic period of growth.
“I look forward to working with Dr Collins and the trustees and to make my own contribution to such an important cause.”