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Travis Perkins Announces Directorate Changes

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Travis Perkins PLC has announced that Jora Gill has been appointed to the Company's Board as a Non-executive Director with effect from 4 August 2021.

Jora has extensive technology and digital experience having held a number of Chief Information Technology Officer and Chief Digital Officer roles in various significant organisations including, Standard and Poors, Elsevier (part of RELX Group plc), the Economist and latterly SHL Group Ltd where he currently serves as Chief Digital Officer.  Jora also currently serves as a non-executive director of the Care Quality Commission, a role he has held since 2016.

Commenting on Jora's appointment, Jasmine Whitbread, Chair of Travis Perkins said:

"We are delighted to welcome Jora to the Travis Perkins team.  He brings valuable technology and digital experience and skills to the Board along with a strong commercial background and focus.  As the importance of digital for our business continues to evolve and grow, Jora's experience and insight will be hugely beneficial to us."

The Company further announces that John Rogers has decided to step down from the Board after seven years.  He will step down from his role as Chair of the Audit Committee on 4 August and Heath Drewett is appointed as his successor as Audit Committee Chair with effect from that day.  John will step down from the Board of the Company at the conclusion of the Board's meeting on 6 October 2021.

Commenting on John's departure, Jasmine Whitbread said:

"John joined the Board in 2014 and has given the Company dedicated and much valued service in his role as a Non-executive Director and as Chair of the Audit Committee.  We have benefited considerably from John's broad experience and his outstanding corporate, commercial and financial insight and judgement.  We thank him for his service to the Board and the Company and wish him well in all his continuing and future endeavours."

Source : Travis Perkins PLC

Image : Jevanto Productions / Shutterstock.com 

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03 August 2021

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