ENTERPRISE INNS has appointed former John Lewis FD Marisa Cassoni as a new non-executive director.
The ICAEW qualified chartered accountant will take up her role at the pub company which boasts a portfolio of over of 5,000 watering holes, on 1 April 2015 and will also serve on the board’s audit, nomination and remuneration committees.
With over 40 years of experience Cassoni was previously finance director of the Prudential Group’s UK Division. Between 2001 and 2006 she was FD of the Post Office and between 2006 and 2012 she was FD of the John Lewis Partnership.
Cassoni is currently a NED of AO World, Skipton Group Holdings and The People’s Operator, where she chairs the audit committees. She also sat on the economics affairs committee of the CBI and is currently a panel member of the Competition and Markets Authority.
Robert Walker, chairman of Enterprise Inns, said: “We are delighted that Marisa has agreed to join the Board in April. We have sought to secure a new Non-Executive Director with outstanding financial experience and qualifications and in Marisa we have achieved that. She brings substantial financial knowledge and expertise which further strengthens the Board”.