16 September 2019
Polypipe Group plc
Non-Executive Director changes
Polypipe Group plc, a leading manufacturer of plastic piping and ventilation systems for the residential, commercial, civils and infrastructure sectors, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Louise Brooke-Smith OBE and Lisa Scenna as Non-Executive Directors with effect from 24 September 2019.
Louise has extensive professional expertise and knowledge of the land, property, construction and infrastructure industry in the UK and overseas, being an experienced property and planning advisor, past Global President of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and member of the Royal Town Planning Institute. Louise was formerly a partner at Arcadis LLP and is currently Global Development and Strategic Planning Advisor for Consilio Strategic Consultancy Limited. Louise is currently a governing board member of Birmingham City University, Chair of the Board of All We Can (Relief & Development Agency), a regional Board member of Midlands CBI, a Board Trustee of the Land Trust and a Trustee of Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery.
Lisa has over 20 years' business experience working at executive director level in large multinational corporations both private and publicly listed with a strong background in strategic and financial business change. Lisa is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Chartered Accountant. Lisa's most recent executive role was with the Morgan Sindall Group as Managing Director of MS Investments, and prior to this she held executive roles with Laing O'Rourke, having led their infrastructure investing activities globally, and Stockland Group and Westfield Group in Australia. Lisa has been a director of various public private partnerships, most recently as the Deputy Chair PIDG.
In addition, Moni Mannings will step down as a Non-Executive Director on 26 November 2019, having served as a Non-Executive Director since the Company's IPO in 2014. The Board would like to thank Mrs Mannings for her valuable contribution over nearly six years and wishes her well in her future endeavours.
There is no information which is required to be disclosed pursuant to paragraph LR9.6.13R of the Listing Rules of the Financial Conduct Authority.
Emma Versluys, Company Secretary 44 (0) 1709 770 000
Notes to Editors:
Polypipe Group plc ("Polypipe", the "Company" or the "Group"), a leading provider of sustainable water and climate management solutions for the built environment, is the largest manufacturer in the UK, and among the ten largest manufacturers in Europe, of plastic piping systems for the residential, commercial, civils and infrastructure sectors by revenue. It is also a leading designer and manufacturer of energy efficient ventilation systems in the UK.
The Group operates from 18 facilities in total, and with over 20,000 product lines, manufactures the UK's widest range of plastic piping systems for heating, plumbing, drainage and ventilation. The Group primarily targets the UK and European building and construction markets with a presence in Italy, the Netherlands and the Middle East and sales to specific niches in the rest of the world.