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Clarkson PLC (CKN)

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Friday 26 March, 2021

Clarkson PLC

Directorate Change

RNS Number : 5602T
Clarkson PLC
26 March 2021






(the "Company" or "Clarksons")


26 March 2021


Appointment of Non-Executive Director


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


Martine has in excess of 20 years' experience in the financial services industry at State Street, Morgan Stanley, JP Morgan and Goldman Sachs.  She brings a wealth of knowledge in electronic trading, risk management and technology solutions together with a track record of innovation, business growth and client acquisition. She is currently an executive vice president responsible for the electronic trading solutions within State Street Global Markets. Martine has significant board experience across legal entities in Europe, North America and Asia.  She studied business management at Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia.


Sir Bill Thomas, Chair of Clarksons, said:


"We are delighted to welcome Martine to the Board of Clarksons. Her significant experience will augment our technology skills and knowledge and be invaluable as we grow the business in the years ahead."


Following this appointment, the Audit and Risk Committee will now comprise the following members:


Sue Harris - Chair

Peter Backhouse

Martine Bond

Laurence Hollingworth

Heike Truol



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



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. Clarksons continues to drive innovation across its business, developing digital solutions which underpin the Group's unrivalled expertise and knowledge with leading technology.


The Group employs over 1,600 people in 53 different offices across its four divisions and is number one or two in all its market segments.


The Company has delivered 18 years of consecutive dividend growth. 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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