Interserve strengthens its board

Interserve, the international support services and construction group, has announced that Gareth Edwards will join the board from 1 February as a non-executive director.

Interserve says that he has extensive experience as an adviser to boards and CEOs in a range of public (predominantly FTSE 250), private and entrepreneurial companies on their strategy and wider business issues. He also has considerable international experience, particularly in the Middle East.

Edwards is a director of Positive Healthcare and a partner at the law firm Pinsent Masons LLP, specialising in corporate finance work. During the last few years he has spent much of his time expanding the Pinsent Masons offices in continental Europe and facilitating its business development between Asian, Middle Eastern and European offices.

At 8:04am: (LON:IRV) Interserve PLC share price was +19.13p at 337.13p