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Thursday 23 July, 2020

Clarkson PLC

Appointment of Non-Executive Director

RNS Number : 8144T
Clarkson PLC
23 July 2020





(the "Company" or "Clarksons")


23 July 2020


Appointment of Non-Executive Director


Clarkson PLC is pleased to announce the appointment of Laurence Hollingworth as an independent Non-Executive Director with immediate effect. Laurence will join the Board as a member of the Remuneration Committee and Audit and Risk Committee.


Laurence brings extensive experience in the capital markets and a strong understanding of the broking environment following a 37-year career in stockbroking with Cazenove and latterly JP Morgan. He has held several senior leadership roles including Head of UK Investment Banking, Head of EMEA Industry Coverage and finally as Vice Chairman for Equity Capital Markets EMEA. He is currently Non-Executive Chairman at ABM Communications Limited and a Non-Executive Director at Recycling Technologies Ltd.


Sir Bill Thomas, Chair of Clarksons, said:   "We are delighted to welcome Laurence to the Board. He has significant and relevant experience, and the Board and management of Clarksons will benefit hugely from the strategic perspectives, challenge and insight that he will bring to the business."


There is no other information to be disclosed under the requirements of Listing Rule 9.6.13R in relation to the appointments.


Company enquiries:

Sir Bill Thomas, Chair

Andi Case, Chief Executive Officer


Tel: +44(0) 20 7334 0000



Billy Clegg

Jennifer Renwick


Tel: +44(0)20 3757 4983 / 4994



About Clarkson PLC

Clarkson PLC is the world's leading provider of integrated shipping services and investment banking capabilities to the shipping and offshore markets, facilitating global trade.


Founded in 1852, Clarksons offers its diverse and growing client base an unrivalled range of shipbroking services, sector research, on-hand logistical support and full investment banking capabilities in all key shipping and offshore sectors.


The highly cash generative nature of the business, supported by a strong balance sheet, has enabled Clarksons to continue to invest to position the business to capitalise on the upturn in its markets.


Clarksons is listed on the main market of the London Stock Exchange under the ticker CKN and is a member of the FTSE 250 Index.


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