"Sir David was Chairman of Tesco plc since April 2004 until his retirement in November 2011. He had worked for the multiple retailer since 1985 and held a number of posts including Finance Director and Deputy Chairman with responsibility for business development, strategic planning and international operations in Central Europe, Asia and the Republic of Ireland. "
Appointed to the Board of Intertek "in December 2011 and became Chairman in January 2012. Sir David Reid retired as Non-executive Chairman of Tesco PLC in November 2011 after serving in that role since April 2004. Prior to that he was Deputy Chairman of Tesco PLC and had served on the Tesco Board since 1985. David is the Senior Non-executive Director of Reed Elsevier Group PLC and Chairman of the charity Whizz-Kidz. He was formerly Chairman of Kwik-Fit Group Ltd, Non-Executive Director at Greenalls Group plc (now De Vere Group), Legal & General Group Plc and Westbury plc. In November 2010 David was appointed one of Prime Minister David Cameron's Business Ambassadors. David is Chairman of the Nominations Committee and a member of the Remuneration Committee."