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Domino's appoints Natalia Barsegiyan and Lynn Fordham as independent non-executive directors

Neil Smith has also been appointed as permanent CFO.

Domino's Pizza Group announced the appointment of Natalia Barsegiyan and Lynn Fordham to their board as independent non-executive directors, taking effect from 16 September.

Both will be members of the Nomination, Remuneration and Audit committees.

Neil Smith, currently the pizza firm’s interim chief financial officer (CFO), has also been appointed as permanent CFO and will also be joining the board at the same date.

Barsegiyan retired as CFO of Taco Bell in April 2020 and was once Chief Commercial Officer for Yum! Brands in 2016 to 2018 and General Manager of Pizza Hut Europe from 2013 to 2016. She joined Yum! Brands Inc in 2006 and has also held senior finance roles across the Yum! portfolio, including as CFO of Pizza Hut UK.

Fordham is currently managing Partner of private equity firm Larchpoint Capital LLP, a position she has held since 2017. She was previously CEO of SVG Capital Plc from 2009 to 2017, having joined SVG as CFO in 2008. Lynn has also held senior finance roles at Barratt Developments Plc, BAA Plc and Boots Plc. Lynn also served on the board of Fuller, Smith & Turner Plc as a non-executive director and chair of the Audit Committee from 2011 to 2018.

Neil Smith joined Domino’s as interim CFO on 15 April, having most recently served as CFO of Ei Group plc from 2011 until its recent takeover by Stonegate Pub Company.

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