Stephen W. Daintith

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"Mr. Stephen W. Daintith has been Finance Director of Daily Mail and General Trust plc since March 28, 2011. Mr. Daintith served as the Chief Financial Officer of Dow Jones & Company Inc. of News Corp. since February 2008 until September 27, 2010 and as its Chief Operating Officer since January 2010 until September 27, 2010.

"Mr. Daintith served as an Executive Vice President of Dow Jones since February 2008. He served as the Chief Financial Officer of News International Limited, a subsidiary of News Corp. since September 2005. Before that, he spent nine years at British American Tobacco (BAT) in a variety of roles, among them: strategic planning in South Africa, Finance Director in South Africa and Pakistan and Managing Director of Bangladesh and Switzerland units. He joined British American Tobacco in 1996 as International Audit Controller.

"Previously, he led internal audit at Forte Plc. He started his career as an Accountant at PriceWaterhouse, where he worked with a variety of clients, including retail, banking, oil & gas, general insurance and various manufacturing companies. Mr. Daintith has held various positions in BAT, including General Manager of BAT Bangladesh and Switzerland. He spent 2 years at PTC as Finance Director. He also worked at the U.K.'s Civil Aviation Authority. He serves as Director of Daily Mail and General Trust plc. Mr. Daintith served as a Non Executive Director of Pakistan Tobacco Company Ltd. He serves as a Member of Audit Committee of Euromoney Institutional Investor plc. He is a Chartered Accountant from the UK. He is a graduate of the University of Leeds." [1]


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  1. Risk Management Solutions Board, organizational web page, accessed November 14, 2014.