Rolls-Royce Holdings plc Director Declaration
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Rolls-Royce Holdings plc
11 March 2021
Rolls-Royce Holdings plc
11 March 2021
ROLLS-ROYCE APPOINTS PAUL ADAMS
AS A NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Rolls-Royce today announces the appointment of Paul Adams as a
Non-Executive Director. He will join the Board with immediate
effect and will become a member of the Nominations & Governance
Committee, the Safety, Ethics & Sustainability Committee and
the Science & Technology Committee.
Paul has spent much of his career with Pratt & Whitney where
he held various senior management roles including chief operating
officer before serving as president until 2016. He left Pratt &
Whitney to become chief operating officer at Precision Castparts,
the world's largest supplier of aerospace metal, castings and
forgings, a position he held until his retirement in 2018. Always
with a keen interest in the sector, Paul gained a degree in
aerospace engineering from the University of Michigan and in 2013
was inducted to the National Academy of Engineering, Washington DC.
He started his career with Williams International where he held
various engineering, operations and programme management positions.
Paul is currently a non-executive director of OC Oerlikon
Corporation AG and Aerion Supersonic.
Ian Davis, Chairman of Rolls-Royce, said: "I am delighted to
welcome Paul to our Board. He has deep experience across the
aerospace industry and in engine manufacturing in particular,
gained from over 30 years of leadership experience in the aviation
industry. He will be a great asset to both our Safety, Ethics &
Sustainability Committee and our Science & Technology
Committee. We are looking forward to working with him."
Paul Adams said: "I am delighted to be joining the Rolls-Royce
Board. I am looking forward to being part of a major international
business in an industry I remain passionate about."
Save as disclosed above, there are no further details to
disclose under paragraphs 9.6.13 R (1) to (6) of the Listing Rules
in respect of Paul Adams.
APPOINTMENT OF CHAIR OF THE AUDIT COMMITTEE
Further to the Company's announcement on 2 June 2020,
Rolls-Royce announces that Nick Luff will assume the role of Chair
of the Audit Committee with immediate effect, following the release
of our preliminary results.
APPOINTMENT OF CHAIR OF THE SAFETY, ETHICS & SUSTAINABILITY
Rolls-Royce announces that Dame Angela Strank will be appointed
Chair of the Safety, Ethics & Sustainability Committee
following the Company's Annual General Meeting on 13 May 2021.
For further information, please contact:
Director of External Communications & Brand, Rolls-Royce
Tel +44 (0) 7810 850055
Head of Investor Relations, Rolls-Royce plc
Tel +44 (0) 7880 160976
About Rolls-Royce Holdings plc
1. Rolls-Royce pioneers cutting-edge technologies that deliver
clean, safe and competitive solutions to meet our planet's vital
2. Rolls-Royce has customers in more than 150 countries,
comprising more than 400 airlines and leasing customers, 160 armed
forces, 70 navies, and more than 5,000 power and nuclear
3. Annual underlying revenue was GBP15.3 billion in 2019, around
half of which came from the provision of aftermarket services.
4. In 2019, Rolls-Royce invested GBP1.45 billion on research and
development. We also support a global network of 29 University
Technology Centres, which position Rolls-Royce engineers at the
forefront of scientific research.
5. Rolls-Royce Holdings plc LEI: 213800EC7997ZBLZJH69.
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March 11, 2021 02:15 ET (07:15 GMT)