Unilever boss Niall FitzGerald is to join Reuters as a non-executive director from January.

FitzGerald is to replace the former head of Burger King, Dennis Malamatinas, who has resigned as a non-executive director of the company.

Reuters chairman Sir Christopher Hogg, said: “I am delighted that Niall will be joining the board which will benefit greatly from his skill and experience in global business.”