Market Operator Services Limited (MOSL) has appointed Simon Orebi Gann as independent non-executive director on the MOSL board, replacing Peter Bucks.

Orebi Gann has more than 30 years of executive management experience in information technology and strategic management, as well as having spent almost 20 years as a non-executive director on both private and public boards.

His last line role was as an executive committee member and chief information officer of BP Integrated Supply and Trading. Prior to this, he was the managing director of technology and business strategy at the London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange (LIFFE), where he was responsible for the creation and implementation of the automated training platform, LIFFE CONNECT.

Orebi Gann has also held senior IT executive positions at Marks & Spencer and has served on two British government advisory committees. In addition to his new position on the MOSL board he currently serves on the boards of the Low Carbon Contract Company, the Electricity Settlements Company and Aspen Technology Inc. He is also an independent member of the government’s major projects advisory board.

MOSL’s latest data published on Friday (9 March) shows at the end of February more than 112,000 SPID (supply point) switches had taken place in the non-domestic water retail market.

This represents a switching rate of 4.2 per cent or 9.9 per cent in volumetric terms.

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