Communisis appoints chairman designate

Communisis has appointed David Gilbertson as a non-executive director and chairman designate.

He will join the board on 1 March and take over as chairman at the annual general meeting in May when Peter Hickson will step down after nine years in the role.

Gilbertson is presently senior independent director of Tarsus Group and non-executive director of Incisive Media (Holdco) Ltd.

He is also chairman of a number of privately-owned concerns and has previously chaired several private equity backed companies.

His executive career included serving as chief executive of EMAP, now part of Ascential, and as CEO of Informa.

At 9:19am: (LON:CMS) Communisis PLC share price was -0.25p at 48.25p