Board Appointment

RNS Number : 4898H
Spirax-Sarco Engineering PLC
18 August 2016






18th August 2016

Board Appointment



Spirax-Sarco Engineering plc, the world leader in the control and efficient use of steam, and in peristaltic pumping and associated fluid path technologies, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jane Kingston as an independent Non-Executive Director with effect from 1st September 2016.  Jane will join the Audit, Remuneration and Nomination Committees. 


From 2006 to December 2015, Jane Kingston was Group Human Resources Director at Compass Group PLC and, prior to that, at BPB plc.  Jane has worked in a variety of sectors, including roles with Blue Circle Industries plc, Enodis plc and Coats Viyella plc.  She is currently an independent Non-Executive Director of National Express Group plc, where she chairs the Remuneration Committee.


Bill Whiteley, Chairman, commented, "I am delighted to welcome Jane to the Board of Directors.  Jane is an accomplished human resources professional and her experience across a range of different industries will benefit the further development of the Group.  This appointment is part of the succession planning being undertaken by the Nomination Committee to recruit Non-Executive Directors with the skills and experience required to support the implementation of our strategy for growth."


There are no further disclosures to be made pursuant to Listing Rule 9.6.13.





Bill Whiteley, Chairman

Nicholas Anderson, Group Chief Executive


Tel:  01242 535234




About Spirax Sarco


Spirax-Sarco Engineering plc is the world leader in each of its two businesses, Spirax Sarco for steam specialties and Watson‑Marlow Fluid Technology Group for niche peristaltic pumps and associated fluid path technologies.  The steam specialties business provides a broad range of fluid control products, engineered packages, site services and systems expertise for a diverse range of industrial and institutional customers.  The company helps its customers to improve production efficiency, reduce energy costs, water usage and emissions, improve product quality and enhance the safety of their operations.  Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group offers the ideal solution for a wide variety of demanding fluid path applications with highly accurate, controllable and virtually maintenance free pumps and associated technologies.  The Group is headquartered in Cheltenham, England, has strategically located manufacturing plants around the world and employs approximately 4,900 people, of whom around 1,300 are direct sales and service engineers.  Its shares have been listed on the London Stock Exchange since 1959 (symbol: SPX). 


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