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Intertek Group plc announces its new Group Executive Committee and Board Change


Intertek Group plc announces the appointment of Colm Deasy as Group Chief Financial Officer and as an Executive Board Director of the Group replacing Jonathan Timmis who has stepped down from the Company with immediate effect. In addition, the Company is establishing a new Group Executive Committee effective as of today’s date.

Intertek has a track record of attracting, developing and retaining the best talents in our industry. Colm joined Intertek in 2016 as our Group Treasurer, adding the Tax Director role, was then our Regional Managing Director for Asia Pacific and before his promotion was President Global TT, B&C and People Assurance. Prior to Intertek, Colm worked in banking and Insurance in EMEA, before coming to the UK to take up senior roles in finance and general management.

The Board believes that the new team, led by André Lacroix, will best position the Company to take advantage of the exciting growth opportunities ahead, in a world where companies are increasing their focus on risk‐based quality assurance to make their businesses stronger.

In addition to André Lacroix, Group CEO, the newly formed committee will comprise:


Ayush Dhital Asia Pacific
Bertrand Mallet Industry Services
Carlos Velasco Latin America and B&C
Ian Galloway Caleb Brett
John Fowler Minerals and E&P
John Qin Greater China
Mark Thomas Sustainability, Assurance and Agri/ Food
Ross McCluskey EMEA and GTS
Sandeep Das South Asia and Softlines/ Hardlines
Sunny Rai Electrical/CW and TT


Alexandra Berger Marketing and Communications
Colm Deasy CFO
Julia Thomas Corporate Development Group
Laura Atherton Legal, Risk and Compliance
Marie Giannini Corporate Comms and Sustainability
Tony George HR

Trading remains in line with expectations and the full year guidance communicated on 28 February is unchanged.

André Lacroix commented:

“We truly believe that growing our people is central to our growth agenda. We are confident that our diverse Group Executive committee is the right team to lead Intertek to greater heights capitalising on the demand acceleration we are seeing for our ATIC solutions. My colleagues and I look forward to sharing our Intertek 2030 growth strategy at our Capital Markets Day on 3 and 4 May in London.

I would like to thank Jonathan for his contribution to the Company and wish him all the best for the future. I would also like to welcome and congratulate all the Group Executive Committee members on their appointments.”

Additional information

Intertek is not required to make any further disclosures in respect of Colm Deasy under paragraph LR 9.6.13 R of the UK Listing Rules.

About Intertek

Intertek is a leading Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide.

Our network of more than 1,000 laboratories and offices in more than 100 countries, delivers innovative and bespoke Assurance, Testing, Inspection and Certification solutions for our customers’ operations and supply chains.

Intertek Total Quality Assurance expertise, delivered consistently, with precision, pace and passion, enabling our customers to power ahead safely.





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