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1995-08-01 DoT-001
Department of Transport


New appointments to the London Transport Board

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Department of Transport

New appointments to the London Transport Board

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1 August 1995
source Department of Transport
type Press release

note 245

Steven Norris, Minister for Transport in London, has announced the
appointment of Clive Hodson CBE to the Board of London Transport with
effect from 1 August 1995. The appointment is for a period of 5

Mr Norris has also announced the re-appointment to the Board of Mr
Anthony Sheppeck for a further 3 year term starting on 12 November

In addition, Ms Sally O'Sullivan and Mr Brian Appleton have been
appointed as part-time non-executive members of the Board. Both
appointments are for 3-year periods. Ms O'Sullivan's appointment
will take effect on 1 August and Mr Appleton's appointment on 1


1.Clive Hodson CBE (53) is Managing Director of London Transport
Buses. He joined LT in 1989 as Managing Director of London Buses
Limited and he led the successful privatisation last year of LBL's
operating subsidiaries. In addition to his responsibilities for LT
Buses, his Board duties will include leadership of the Croydon
Tramlink project and Victoria Coach Station.

2.Anthony Sheppeck (55) was appointed as Board Member for Finance in
1990, having previously held Board and senior financial management
positions in a number of private sector companies. He has overall
responsibility for financial management throughout LT, including
London Underground. He is Chairman of the Nationalised Industries
Finance Directors' Group.

3.Sally O'Sullivan (46) is currently Editor-in-Chief of "Good
Housekeeping" magazine, a member of the Broadcasting Standards
Council and a member of the Nuffield Council on Bioethics. Before
joining "Good Housekeeping" in 1991, she held a number of editorial
posts in both magazines and newspapers and was a freelance writer for
eight years prior to joining Woman's World as deputy editor in 1977.

4.Brian Appleton (63) is a former Director of ICI Chemicals and
Polymers and assessor to the Piper Alpha Inquiry. In 1992 he carried
out a study for the Health and Safety Executive of the extent to
which LUL had achieved the right balance in responding to fire and
bomb threats. He has recently been advising LT on safety matters.

5.Ms O'Sullivan and Mr Appleton fill vacancies on the Board following
the retirements of Mrs Helen Robinson and Mr Oscar Roith who served
on the Board for, respectively, 11 and 7 years.

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