Spectris PLC

Directorate Change

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Spectris PLC
31 August 2021
 

Spectris plc

Directorate change

31 August 2021

 

directorate change

Spectris plc ('Spectris') (LSE: SXS), the expert in providing insight through precision measurement, today announces that Alison Henwood has been appointed to its Board as a Non-executive Director with effect from 1 September 2021.

 

ALISON HENWOOD

Alison is currently Executive Vice President of Finance, Trading and Supply at Royal Dutch Shell plc ("Shell"), leading finance for the largest energy-trading business in the world. She has held a wide variety of roles across Shell throughout her career, contributing to finance transformation, culture change, digitisation and Shell's move towards zero carbon.  From a technical finance perspective, Alison has experience in most key areas including treasury, risk management, internal control and audit across regional, divisional and global functional roles.

 

In addition, Alison is currently a non-executive director and audit committee chair at the United Kingdom's Hydrographic Office , (UKHO) - a world-leading centre for hydrography, specialising in marine geospatial data to support safe, secure and thriving oceans.  

 

Through the search process, the Nomination s Committee considered the composition of the Board as a whole to take into account the balance of diversity, ethnicity, skills, experience   and knowledge, as well as the tenure and independence of all Board members. The Board acknowledge the importance of diversity within the boardroom and remain committed to meeting the levels of representation recommended by the Hampton Alexander and Parker reviews, and to ensuring that the Board is diverse in the broadest sense.

 

Announcing the appointment, Mark Williamson, Chairman, said: "I am delighted that Alison has agreed to join the Board. She will bring a broad range of experience from her career at Shell and I look forward to welcoming her to the Board."

 

 

There are no further details to be disclosed in respect of Listing Rule 9.6.13 .

 

Following Alison's appointment on 1 September 2021, the Board's Committee membership will be as follows:

 


Members

Audit and Risk Committee

Bill Seeger (Chairman)

Ulf Quellmann

Kjersti Wiklund

Alison Henwood

 

Nomination Committee

 

Mark Williamson (Chairman)

Karim Bitar

Ravi Gopinath

Alison Henwood

Ulf Quellmann

Bill Seeger

Cathy Turner

Kjersti Wiklund

 

Remuneration Committee

 

Cathy Turner (Chairman)

Karim Bitar

Ravi Gopinath

Ulf Quellmann

Kjersti Wiklund

 

 

Name of contact and telephone number for queries:

 

Siobh á n Andrews

Head of Corporate Affairs

+44 1784 485325/+44 7920 230093

 

Eliza Unwin

Deputy Company Secretary

+44 1784 470 470

 

LEI Number: 213800Z4CO2CZO3M3T10

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