Spirax-Sarco Engineering PLC Board Appointment
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Spirax-Sarco Engineering PLC
09 March 2021
9th March 2021
Spirax-Sarco Engineering plc, the world leader in thermal energy
management, peristaltic pumping and associated fluid path
technologies, announces the following Board appointment in
accordance with its ongoing succession planning .
Richard Gillingwater will join the Board as an Independent
Non--Executive Director with immediate effect. Richard will assume
the role of Senior Independent Director on 1st August 2021,
succeeding Dr Trudy Schoolenberg who will step down from the Board
after completing nine years as a Director.
Richard has held a range of executive positions within global
investment banks including Kleinwort Benson, Credit Suisse and
Barclays de Zoete Wedd. He is currently Chair at SSE plc (stepping
down at the end of March), Chair of Janus Henderson Group plc,
Senior Independent Director of Whitbread plc and Governor at The
Wellcome Trust. Richard holds an MBA from the International
Institute for Management Development, a BA Law from Oxford
University and is a qualified solicitor.
Jamie Pike, Chair, commented, "I am delighted to welcome Richard
to the Board of Directors. Richard's strong investment, financial
and non-executive experience, combined with his many years working
with international businesses, will greatly assist the development
of the Group. As Senior Independent Director, Richard will also
continue our close engagement with shareholders."
Richard's appointment is part of the succession planning
undertaken by the Nomination Committee to recruit Non-Executive
Directors with the skills and experience required to support the
implementation of our strategy for growth .
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Group General Counsel & Company Secretary
Tel: 01242 535035
About Spirax -- Sarco Engineering plc
Spirax -- Sarco Engineering plc is a thermal energy management
and niche pumping specialist. It comprises three world -- leading
businesses: Steam Specialties, for the control and management of
steam; Electric Thermal Solutions, for advanced electrical process
heating and temperature management solutions; and Watson-Marlow,
for peristaltic pumping and associated fluid path technologies. The
Steam Specialties and Electric Thermal Solutions businesses provide
a broad range of fluid control and electrical process heating
products, engineered packages, site services and systems expertise
for a diverse range of industrial and institutional customers. Both
businesses help their end users to improve production efficiency,
meet their environmental sustainability targets, improve product
quality and enhance the safety of their operations. Watson --
Marlow provides solutions for a wide variety of demanding fluid
path applications with highly accurate, controllable and virtually
maintenance-free pumps and associated technologies.
The Group is headquartered in Cheltenham, UK, has strategically
located manufacturing plants around the world and employs over
7,800 people, of whom close to 1,800 are direct sales and service
engineers. Its shares have been listed on the London Stock Exchange
since 1959 (symbol: SPX) and it is a constituent of the FTSE 100
and the FTSE4Good indices.
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