8 June 2018
Polypipe Group plc
Non-Executive Director Appointment
Polypipe Group plc ("Polypipe"), a leading manufacturer of plastic piping and ventilation systems for the residential, commercial, civils and infrastructure sectors, is pleased to announce the appointment of Louise Hardy as a Non-Executive Director with effect from 25 June 2018.
Louise has over 25 years' experience in the construction sector, including working for Laing O'Rourke as Infrastructure Director within CLM, the consortium delivery partner for the Olympic Delivery Authority for the London 2012 Olympics. Louise has also worked at Bechtel Limited, AECOM and London Underground Limited. Louise is a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers and a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute.
Louise currently holds Non-Executive Director roles at Crest Nicholson Plc, Sirius Minerals plc, North West Cambridge Development as well as Ebbsfleet Development Corporation, a non-departmental public body sponsored by the Department for Communities and Local Government.
Ron Marsh, Chairman, said:
"I am very pleased to welcome Louise to the Board. Her wealth of experience in civil engineering and in delivering large scale projects will be a great asset and will complement the broad range of skills of the current Board members. I look forward to working with Louise as we continue to lead Polypipe through its strategic development plans."
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.
Martin Payne, Chief Executive Officer 44 (0) 1709 770 000
Emma Versluys, Company Secretary 44 (0) 1709 770 000
Notes to Editors:
Polypipe 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 17 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 and the Middle East and sales to specific niches in the rest of the world.