- Date 27 Aug 2021
Ricardo plc ("Ricardo") is pleased to announce the appointment of Graham Ritchie as its new CEO, replacing Dave Shemmans who is stepping down from the Board after 16 years as CEO on 30 September 2021. Graham will join Ricardo on 1 October 2021.
Graham has a proven track record in leading large divisions within listed companies and is well placed to ensure the strong execution of Ricardo’s strategy. Since 2016, Graham was a member of the Executive Committee of Intertek Group plc, responsible for its operations in Europe, including Russia, and Central Asia. Prior to that role, Graham was Intertek’s Group Financial Controller. Previously, Graham held senior financial positions at BT Group plc and other technology services organisations, having started his career with PwC. Graham is a qualified Chartered Accountant and holds a BA in Economics.