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Essentra plc

25 June 2021

25 June 2021

ESSENTRA PLC

A leading global provider of essential components and solutions

APPOINTMENT OF NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

The Board of Essentra plc ("Essentra" or "the Company") today announces the appointment of Adrian I. Peace as a Non-Executive Director with effect from 28 June 2021. Adrian will also be an Employee Champion for the North American region.

Adrian brings extensive experience in US and Global markets having operated in a range of businesses including light and heavy manufacturing, distribution and services sectors. Adrian has experience of leading full P&Ls, digitising businesses and driving operational efficiencies that have transformed the businesses he has worked in.

Adrian's early career included roles with General Electrical which he joined in 1990 and went on to become to President of Chemicals & Monitoring. Following GE, Adrian worked with WW Grainger and then Republic Services where he also led Republic's sustainability initiatives driving forward Environmental Social and Governance issues. Since 2019, Adrian has provided consultancy services for strategic investments and mergers and acquisitions.

Commenting on today's announcement, Paul Lester, Chairman, said: "On behalf of the entire Board, I look forward to welcoming Adrian to Essentra. His extensive experience of operating in North America and Latin America markets, alongside his operational expertise in distribution, manufacturing, digitisation and service delivery will be undoubtedly of great value to Essentra."

Adrian I. Peace has advised the Company that no other details are required to be disclosed under Listing Rule 9.6.13.

Enquiries

 
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About Essentra plc

Essentra plc is a FTSE 250 company and a leading global provider of essential components and solutions. Organised into three global divisions, Essentra focuses on the light manufacture and distribution of high volume, enabling components which serve customers in a wide variety of end-markets and geographies.

Headquartered in the United Kingdom, Essentra's global network extends to 34 countries and includes 7,065 employees, 50 principal manufacturing facilities, 32 sales & distribution operations and 3 research & development centres. For further information, please visit www.essentraplc.com.

Essentra Components

Essentra Components is a global market leading manufacturer and distributor of plastic injection moulded, vinyl dip moulded and metal items. Operating in 25 countries worldwide, 15 manufacturing facilities and 25 sales & distribution centres serve more than 82,000 customers with a rapid supply of low cost but essential products for a variety of applications in industries such as equipment manufacturing, automotive, fabrication, electronics and construction. The division also includes the Reid Supply business, which provides a wide range of branded hardware supplies to a broad base of industrial customers, largely located in the US Mid-West.

Essentra Packaging

Essentra Packaging is one of only two multicontinental suppliers of a full secondary packaging range to the health and personal care sectors, with 25 facilities across three geographic regions. The division's innovative products include cartons, leaflets, self-adhesive labels and printed foils used in blister packs, which help customers to meet the rapidly-changing requirements of these end-markets and can also be combined with Essentra's authentication solutions to help the fight against counterfeiting.

Essentra Filters

Essentra Filters is the only global independent cigarette filter supplier. The twelve sites across nine countries, including three R&D centres, provide a flexible infrastructure strategically positioned to serve the tobacco sector. The business supplies a wide range of value-adding high quality innovative filters, packaging solutions to the roll your own segment and analytical laboratory services for ingredient measurement to the industry: Essentra's offering also includes Heat Not Burn and e-cigarette solutions to the rapidly evolving market for Next Generation Products. The division also includes the Tear Tapes business, which is globally recognised as the leading manufacturer and supplier of pressure-sensitive tear tapes, that are largely used in the tobacco, food and drink and specialist packaging.

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