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Ms. Prue Leith CBE

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Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • Honory Degrees
  • Haywards Heath
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The slate includes two new independent ..., 23 April 2012 [cached]
The slate includes two new independent director nominees, Ruth A. Kennedy and Jo Malone, as well as current directors, Chairman & Interim Chief Executive Officer J. Robert (Bob) Lovejoy, Harsha V. Agadi, John D. Campbell, Mitchell C. Hochberg, Prudence M. Leith, Philip R. Mengel, and Georg R. Rafael.
Commenting on the nomination of two new independent directors, Prudence M. Leith, Chairperson of the Board's Nominating and Governance Committee said, "The addition of Ruth Kennedy and Jo Malone to the Board of Directors will strengthen and enhance the Company's board and signal its commitment to remaining an unrivalled luxury business.
The slate includes two new independent ..., 1 April 2011 [cached]
The slate includes two new independent director nominees, Harsha V. Agadi and Philip R. Mengel, as well as current Directors Jesse Robert (Bob) Lovejoy, Georg R. Rafael, John D. Campbell, Mitchell C. Hochberg, Prudence M. Leith, and Paul M. White.
"We look forward to welcoming Harsha Agadi and Philip Mengel as strong new additions to our Board of Directors," said Prudence M. Leith, Chairperson of the Board's Nominating and Governance Committee.
Ms. Leith continued, "Philip Mengel's extensive background as a CEO and Board Director for multiple U.S. and U.K. companies, and his strong record of improving corporate performance at all of them, well equips him to provide leadership and guidance to management as Orient-Express enters an exciting period of renewed growth."
Belmond Ltd. – Board of Directors, 23 April 2015 [cached]
Prudence M. Leith, CBE, DL
Ms. Leith was the founder, owner and Managing Director of Leith's Group which, from 1960 until its sale in 1995 to Accor, grew to encompass gourmet restaurants, a prestigious London-based chef school, contract catering and event and party catering. Past consulting activities have included Compass Group PLC, a large food service business with operations principally in the United Kingdom, Continental Europe and North America. Ms. Leith has served at various times as a non-executive director on the boards of British Railways, Whitbread PLC, Halifax PLC, Safeway PLC, Woolworths Group PLC, Nations Healthcare Ltd. and Omega International Group PLC. She has been honored with the award of a CBE by the British government for services to the catering industry
Board of Directors, 23 Mar 2011 [cached]
Prudence M. Leith, CBE, DL
Director of Omega International PLC (kitchen furnishings and equipment) and Consultant to Compass Group PLC (catering services). Noted restaurateur, television broadcaster and author. Previously founder, owner and managing director of Leith's Group (restaurants, chef school, contract, event and party catering) which was sold to Accor in 1995.
Top 100 Women in Business | Hospitality, Travel, Tourism & Passenger Transport | Women 1st, 26 June 2015 [cached]
Prue Leith CBE
In 1960, Prue started a business supplying quality business lunches, which grew to become Leith's Good Food Limited. In 1975 she founded Leiths School of Food and Wine which trains amateur and professional chefs. She chairs The Hoxton Apprentice and 3Es Enterprises and has received many honours, including the Veuve Clicquot Business Woman of the Year in 1990, and seven honorary degrees or fellowships from UK universities. Prue is a judge on the BBC television programme Great British Menu and from 2006 to 2010 was chair of the School Food Trust.
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