Mridul Hegde Is FRC’s New Executive Director of Strategy
The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has made public the appointment of Mridul Hegde as executive director of Strategy. In this new role Mridul will have overall responsibility for helping the FRC develop its strategic direction and shape its external affairs profile, including internationally.
Mridul will report directly to the Chief Executive of the FRC, and will sit on the Executive Committee. She will start at the FRC on 1 November 2012.
Commenting on this appointment, Chief Executive Stephen Haddrill said: “Today we are announcing a significant appointment, a role which will be critical to the FRC and its future strategic direction. Mridul’s work on the financial crisis and its aftermath gives her strong insight into financial institutions and markets and a unique perspective on the business, economic and regulatory agendas. These will be of critical importance to the FRC as it develops its core aim of promoting high quality corporate governance and reporting to foster investment. I look forward to welcoming her on board on 1 November.”
Mridul Hegde said: “I am delighted to be joining the FRC. I have seen at first hand over the course of the financial crisis how important the FRC’s work is to the UK’s economic performance and international reputation and am greatly looking forward to contributing to it.”