PEOPLE - Smith & Nephew makes appointment:
This article was originally published in Clinica
Smith & Nephew has appointed former BP CFO John Buchanan as non-executive director and deputy chairman. Mr Buchanan is also a non-executive director of Vodafone Group, AstraZeneca and BHP Billiton, and was a member of the UK Accounting Standards Board from 1997 to 2001. He was ranked number seven in The Times' Power 100 list of people with the most influential directorships in UK companies, published in November 2004.