VHE Holdings PLC
30 June 2000
VHE HOLDINGS PLC ('VHE' OR 'THE COMPANY')
VHE is pleased to announce the following board changes all with immediate
Mr Michael Laycock is appointed as a Director and Non-Executive Chairman.
Mr Laycock, 63, a civil engineer brings 40 years of construction experience
spent with Taylor Woodrow, having attained the position of Chairman of Taylor
Woodrow Construction and holding a Taylor Woodrow plc main board position.
Mr Brian Dawes, 52, is appointed a Director. Mr Dawes has been Managing
Director of VHE's mechanical engineering division for 3 years and retains this
Mr Paul Gerrard, 56, is appointed as a Director of VHE Holdings plc and as
Managing Director of VHE Construction plc, VHE's core business. Mr Gerrard,
a civil engineer, brings significant experience gained during 33 years of
service with Taylor Woodrow.
Mr Brian Waldron retires as an employee but becomes a Non-Executive Director,
continuing to serve as Deputy Chairman.
Mr Richard Littlehales resigns as an employee and as Company Secretary of VHE
and as director and company secretary of the subsidiary companies within the
Group. Mr Littlehales becomes a Non-Executive Director.
Mr Roy Broadhead resigns as a Director. The Board thank him for his
contribution and wish him well in the future.
Mr Roger Barker, 58, Group Financial Controller, is appointed Company
The Chief Executive, Phil Underwood, and the Board consider that this
restructuring will provide the VHE Group with the considerable skills and
experience required to lead the Group forward.