Bone was a group board director at Fishburn Hedges, having joined the agency in August 2006. Previously he spent nine years at Finsbury and has a background in accountancy and corporate finance
He will take up his new position on 20 April and will be responsible for investor relations and corporate communications activities. He replaces Chris Smith, who retired from the firm after 19 years.
Over his agency career, Bone has built extensive investor relations experience, having provided outsourced IR functions for several clients in previous roles. He has also worked on accounts such as Standard Chartered, Scottish Widows and Bradford & Bingley.
Hammerson is a FTSE 100 company with a real estate portfolio in the UK and France of around £6.5bn.