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Former Diageo Chief Exec to head up £230m satellite firm

15/11/2013 by


FORMER Diageo chief executive Paul Walsh was yesterday named as the new chairman of stock market listed satellite communications company Avanti.

Walsh, who is already in line to become chairman of catering group Compass next year, has been appointed deputy chairman of Avanti and will move up to the top seat in March.

Avanti’s current chairman, John Brackenbury, said Walsh’s “outstanding track record in growth markets and at the top of international corporate life” would be invaluable as the company moves to the next stage of development.

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