Anthony Habgood is Chairman of RELX Group plc, and Chairman of the Court, Bank of England (since July 2014). His other appointments include Chairman of Preqin.
A graduate in economics from Cambridge University with an MS in Industrial Administration from Carnegie Mellon University, he joined Boston Consulting Group in 1970 and became a director in 1977. Having worked in Boston, Tokyo, Munich and London, he became Managing Partner of BCG Ltd in London and a member of the Executive Committee of BCG Inc from 1981-1986.
He joined Tootal Group plc in 1986 becoming Chief Executive in 1991. He became Chief Executive of Bunzl plc in 1991 subsequently becoming Chairman 1996-2009. He was appointed Chairman of Reed Elsevier plc and Reed Elsevier NV in 2009 (now RELX Group) and of Preqin Ltd in 2011. He was also Chairman of Whitbread Plc 2005-14, of Mölnlycke Health Care Ltd 2006-7 while it was owned by the private equity house APAX Partners, and of Norwich Research Partners LLP 2013-6.
Past non-executive directorships include Geest plc, NatWest Bank plc, Powergen plc, Marks and Spencer plc, SVG Capital plc and the Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital Foundation Trust. In 2006 he was the winner of the Daily Telegraph Decade of Business Excellence award at the National Business Awards.
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