Board Appointment

Spirax-Sarco Engineering PLC
02 August 2023


2nd August 2023


Board Appointment


Spirax-Sarco Engineering plc, the leading global thermal energy management and fluid technology solutions Group, is pleased to announce the appointment of Constance Baroudel as an Independent Non‑Executive Board Director, with immediate effect.


Constance is Sector Chief Executive, Environmental & Analysis and Chief Sustainability Officer at Halma plc, having previously held a range of executive positions within Halma plc, as well as with First Group plc, De La Rue and Strategic Decisions Group.


Constance has related Board experience, having previously held Non-Executive Director positions at both Kier Group and Synergy Health as well as a broad range of knowledge and qualifications, including an MSc in International Accounting & Finance from the London School of Economics, an MSc in Corporate Finance & Strategy and a BA in International Relations, both from the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po Paris). 


Jamie Pike, Chair, commented: "I am delighted to welcome Constance to the Board of Directors.  In this role, she will combine her strong financial, strategic and non-executive experience with her knowledge of large, global organisations, to support the ongoing sustainable growth and success of our Group."


Constance Baroudel's appointment is part of the succession planning 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.



Andy Robson

Group General Counsel & Company Secretary

Tel:  01242 535035


About Spirax‐Sarco Engineering plc

Spirax‐Sarco Engineering plc is a leading global thermal energy management and fluid technology solutions Group.  It comprises three world‐leading Businesses: Steam Specialties, for the control and management of steam; Electric Thermal Solutions, for advanced electrical process heating and temperature management solutions; and Watson-Marlow, for peristaltic pumping and associated fluid path technologies.  The Steam Specialties and Electric Thermal Solutions Businesses provide a broad range of fluid control and process heating products, engineered packages, site services and systems expertise for a diverse range of industrial and institutional customers.  Both businesses help their customers improve process efficiencies, meet environmental sustainability targets, improve product quality and enhance the safety of their operations.  Watson‐Marlow provides solutions 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 (UK), has 40 strategically located manufacturing plants around the world and employs more than 10,000 people, including more than 2,100 direct sales and service engineers.  The Company's shares have been listed on the London Stock Exchange since 1959 (symbol: SPX) and it is a constituent of the FTSE 100 and the FTSE4Good Indexes.


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