Travis Perkins announces Directorate change

The builders’ merchants has announced the change as part of its Board succession planning process

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Travis Perkins Plc, the UK’s largest builders’ merchants, has announced a Directorate change as part of its Board succession planning process. The company has announced that Ruth Anderson, Non-executive Director, Chairman of the Audit Committee and member of the Nominations and Stay Safe Committees will step down from the Board on 3 March 2020, with John Rogers, Non-executive Director and member of the Audit and Nominations Committees, becoming Chairman of the Audit Committee with effect from the same date.

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Marianne Culver, who has extensive executive and board experience in the global distribution and logistics sectors, and Blair Illingworth, who has extensive executive and board experience in the building products sector having been a director of Marshalls plc, Chief Executive of Polypipe plc, and Chief Executive of Tarmac Building Products, are appointed to its Board as Non-executive Directors with effect from 1 November 2019, when they will also join the Nominations Committee of the Board.

Stuart Chambers, Chairman of Travis Perkins, said: “2020 marks Ruth’s ninth year with the Company as a Non-Executive Director. We thank Ruth for her dedicated service to the Company and valuable contribution to the Board since her appointment in 2011, and particularly for her skilled chairing of the Audit Committee for seven of those years.

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“We are delighted to welcome Marianne and Blair to the Travis Perkins team. They bring a broad range of skills and diverse experience, notably in the building products, distribution and logistics sectors.”