Ladbrokes Coral has announced that Annemarie Durbin has been appointed as an additional Non-Executive Director.
Durbin, a non-executive director of WHSmith and Santander UK, will join the newly merged Ladbrokes Coral’s board effective immediately.
From 1 March 2017 she will also become a member of the Audit, Remuneration, Social Responsibility and Nomination Committees.
Durbin has 25 years of international banking experience, particularly across Asia, Africa and the Middle East.
She is currently chair of the Financial Conduct Authority's Listing Authority Advisory Panel.
John Kelly, chairman of Ladbrokes Coral Group, said: “With the completion of the merger and the creation of Ladbrokes Coral, we have set out in creating a board with the relevant experience and expertise to help us deliver the many opportunities we see for this business.
“I am delighted to welcome Annemarie to the Ladbrokes Coral board. She brings significant operational, strategic and financial expertise and experience to the role including an excellent understanding of running a business with global operations.”
Ladbrokes Coral recently released its first joint trading update on its financial results, with operating profit for the full year 2016 expected to be within range of £275 million (€317.9 million/$339.6 million) and £285 million.