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Chessells to complete FirstAssist board line-up

FirstAssist has appointed Sir Tim Chessells as a non-executive director, completing its holdings board team.
The addition means it can now move ahead with plans for the business, with Chessells also becoming a member of its remuneration commission, and is to chair its group audit committee.
He is a chartered accountant, trained by Arthur Young where he was a partner for 17 years. He has also held non-executive roles for organisations such as the Legal Aid Board, where he was chairman, as well as being a member of the National Health Service Policy Board and chairman of the North East Thames Regional Health Authority.
FirstAssist chief executive Tim Ablett says: “Sir Tim is the final member of an already strong holdings board, bringing to FirstAssist his knowledge and expertise to complete the team. He is currently chairman of Hermes Pensions Management, Match Holdings, Catalyst Healthcare and a non-executive director of Care UK.”

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