BMT appoints Sir John Hood as chairperson

Engineering, science and technology consultants, BMT Group announced the appointment of Sir John Hood KNZM as chairperson with effect from 1 October 2015, following the retirement of Dr Neil Cross at the end of BMT’s financial year on 30 September.

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Sir John Hood is a non-executive Director of BG Group and WPP, Chairman of Urenco (from which he will retire later this year), Matakina, and Study Group; president and CEO of the Robertson Foundation; and Chair of the Rhodes Trust and Teach For All. For five years, Sir John served as the vice-chancellor of the University of Oxford and, before that, as the vice-chancellor of the University of Auckland after a successful career at Fletcher Challenge, New Zealand’s largest industrial conglomerate.

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