Claire Divver has been appointed as BAE Group Communications Director. She will join the group early in the new year and will be a member of the BAE Systems Executive Committee, reporting to Chief Executive Ian King.
Claire was formerly General Manager, Group Corporate Affairs for Xstrata plc where she was responsible for the global communications of the multinational diversified mining group. She joined Xstrata in 2004 and was also a Board member of Xstrata Nickel, one of Xstrata’s five global commodity business units.
Ian King, Chief Executive BAE Systems said: "I am delighted to welcome Claire to BAE Systems. She is an outstanding candidate, with extensive international experience and will make a great contribution to our business."
Claire Divver said: "BAE Systems is at the forefront of innovation in technology and engineering, has a pre-eminent position in the aerospace, defence and security industry and plays an important role in the communities in which it operates. I am very much looking forward to joining the team.”