PwC has appointed Dame Fiona Kendrick to its Public Interest Body (PIB) with effect from 1 July 2019. Dame Fiona, a former chief executive and chairman of Nestle UK, joins Samantha Barrass, Sir Ian Gibson, Justin King CBE, Lord O’Donnell and Paul Skinner CBE as independent non-executives (INEs) providing deep experience and oversight to the firm.

Kevin Ellis, chairman and senior partner of PwC UK, said: “I’m delighted that Dame Fiona will be joining our Public Interest Body.  Dame Fiona will bring a wealth of experience, insight and expertise to our firm. PwC’s INEs play a critical role in the firm’s governance and decision making processes as well as helping to shape and influence the business more broadly.  

Dame Fiona added: “I am looking forward to joining PwC’s Public Interest Body at this important time for the audit profession. PwC plays an important role in the UK economy and I’m particularly keen to ensure that the public interest aspects of its work help to build confidence and trust in business.”