THE FORMER chief executive officer for technology firm e2v has been appointed to Anglia Ruskin University's board of governors.

Keith Attwood who led the Waterhouse Lane-based firm for 15 years led the management buyout of the company in 2002 and was given an honorary doctorate by the university in 2012.

Mr Attwood said: "Anglia Ruskin places great emphasis on business and innovation within its renowned business school and I am excited to be a part of bringing through the next generation of entrepreneurs."