Tilney Smith & Williamson appoints former Barclays boss as chair

Ex-Barclays Commercial Bank chief

Sophie King
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Tilney Smith & Williamson has appointed Chris Grigg as chair designate.

Following regulatory approval, Grigg (pictured) will join the group's board with immediate effect, taking over from Will Samuel. Grigg is also chair of the UK Infrastructure Bank and a senior independent director at BAE Systems, where he has served on the board for eight years. Since 2009 and until November last year, he was CEO of FTSE real estate firm British Land. Prior to that, he was Barclays' Commercial Bank chief executive and previously group treasurer. Grigg also spent almost 20 years at Goldman Sachs, with some portion of that time as a partner. "I am excited to be joinin...

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