By Daniel Hunter

Business Minister Norman Lamb today (Thursday) announced the appointment of Brian Landers as the new Chair of Companies House. The new board is being established following Companies House involvement in the Public Data Group.

This follows on from the Companies House Steering Board which has taken Companies House through a time of significant change under the chairmanship of Andrew Summers.

The Chair will provide external advice and expertise to inform Companies House's decision making and business strategy as well as in the context of the broader development of a Public Data Group.

Business Minister Norman Lamb, said:

“I welcome Brian to his post in what is an important time for our trading funds and improving access to open data.

“Companies House plays a vital role in the business environment and is already providing high levels of customer service. They are embracing the digital age and I know that Brian’s stewardship will ensure that Companies House continues to add significant value to British business.”

Chair of Companies House, Brian Landers said:

"I am delighted to be appointed as the new Chair of Companies House. Companies House is an exciting organisation with a very strong reputation. It makes an immense contribution to the UK economy and I am very much looking forward to being a part of it.”

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