Confectionery giant Cadbury has appointed Baroness Hogg as a non-executive director.

Sarah Hogg, who will join the board tomorrow (24 October), has been chairman of 3i Group since 2002.

She is also chairman of Frontier Economics, deputy chairman of the Financial Reporting Council and a non-executive director of BG Group.

Commenting on the appointment, chairman of Cadbury Roger Carr said: "We have strengthened the board with the appointment of an exceptional non-executive director who brings a wealth of corporate experience and expertise to Cadbury."