Sir David Reid
Chairman of Intertek Group plc
Sir David Reid is Chairman of Intertek Group plc, a global quality and safety services group that is listed on the London Stock Exchange in the FTSE 100, Support Services sector and has a network of over 38,000 employees in over 100 countries. Intertek helps many of the world's most well known brands and companies in a wide range of industries to develop the quality, safety, performance, environmental and social impact of their products and processes. He was appointed to the Board in December 2011 and became Chairman in January 2012.
Sir David retired as Chairman of Tesco PLC in November 2011 after serving in that role since April 2004. Prior to that, he had served as an Executive on the Tesco Board since 1985.
In 2008 he was appointed Chairman of the charity Whizz-Kidz which provides mobility equipment for disabled children. He is also a Patron of Restless Development, the international youth-led development agency.
He was formerly Senior Non-Executive Director of Reed Elsevier Group PLC. Chairman of Kwik-Fit Group Ltd, Non-Executive Director at Greenalls Group plc (now De Vere Group), Legal & General Group Plc and Westbury plc. He was also a Board member of the Global Senior Advisory Board of Jefferies International Limited, a global securities and investment banking group.
Born in Zambia, educated in Scotland, and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland, Sir David now lives in Essex. He is a golfer and Chairman of London Scottish Rugby Club
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