British Land appoints Bhavesh Mistry as new CFO

British Land has announced that Bhavesh Mistry has been appointed Chief Financial Officer, and will become an Executive Director and join the Main Board

Mistry, who is currently Deputy Chief Financial Officer at Tesco PLC, a position he has held for over two years, is expect to join British Land no later than 1 August 2021.

Prior to his role at Tesco he spent more than five years at Whitbread PLC, where he was Finance Director of Whitbread Hotels & Restaurants. He has also previously held senior positions in finance and strategy at Virgin Media and Anheuser-Busch InBev and qualified as a Chartered Accountant at KPMG.

Until he joins, David Walker will continue in his role as Interim Chief Financial Officer.

Simon Carter, Chief Executive said: “I am delighted Bhavesh is joining British Land at this important time for our business. His deep expertise in finance and wealth of experience in business transformation in fast moving industries will be invaluable as we continue to move our business forward and deliver against our strategic priorities.”

Bhavesh Mistry, incoming CFO said: “I am very pleased to be joining British Land. The business benefits from high quality assets with exciting opportunities for growth and development. I’m looking forward to working with Simon and the team to realise this potential.”

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