Cripps appoints John Dembitz as non-executive director

13 January, 2018
by: Cripps Pemberton Greenish

Law firm Cripps is pleased to announce John Dembitz has been appointed to its board as a non-executive director.


John has more than 45 years’ experience which has included various positions at FTSE 100 companies, global management consultants McKinsey, as well as entrepreneurial ventures. With a portfolio of chairmanships and independent directorships spanning 20 years, John is currently chairman of Lee Baron Group, EAC Management and Winmark Global. He also holds non-executive director positions at Venquis and the Pension and Lifetime Savings Association, as well as support to a care home. In addition, he continues to undertake a number of consultancy assignments.


Clare Hyland, senior partner at Cripps, commented: “We are delighted to welcome John to the Cripps Board. Over the last few years we have focused on client service and innovation, and we plan to continue to develop this. John’s expertise and knowledge, across a range of industries, will provide us with valuable independent insight to assist us with this mission.”


Commenting on his appointment, John said: “I am thrilled to be joining the Cripps board as a non-executive director. Cripps is an excellent law firm, progressive and forward-thinking and I am excited to be working alongside Clare and the board to assist with its continuing growth, development and evolution.”


John is the author of two books: “It’s the People! What really drives great management and leadership”, published in 2010, and “The 2×2 Manager”, published in 2014.

Born in Budapest, John has a BSc Hons from Manchester University and an MBA from London Business School.