Rolls-Royce names Anita Frew as new chair to succeed Ian Davis

Jun 09, 2021 - City AM
Board and Executive Moves

Rolls-Royce today said that Anita Frew would succeed Ian Davis as chair, making her the first woman to chair the company.

Frew, 63, is currently chair of chemicals group Croda and a non-executive director of mining firm BHP Group.

She will take over from Davis on 1 October, when he retires after nine years in the role.

“It is an honour and privilege to join the board of Rolls-Royce and to succeed Sir Ian as chairman,” Frew said.

“I look forward to working with the b...