John Rivers


John was appointed as Chairman at Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in March 2016. He is also currently serving a second term as Chairman at Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and works on a full-time basis, splitting his time between both Trusts. 

John retired from Rolls-Royce plc in 2007 after ten years as Director of Human Resources which was preceded by five years as Personnel Director for the Aerospace Group.   For 19 years prior to joining Rolls-Royce, he worked at General Electric Company (GEC) in a number of senior management positions, including Personnel Director at GEC Plessey Telecomms (GPT).

John serves as Chair of the Nominations and Remuneration Committee.

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