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Wednesday 16 December, 2020


Appointment of Non-Executive Director

RNS Number : 8407I
16 December 2020

16 December 2020


SIG plc

(Incorporated in England and Wales)

Company Number: 00998314

LSE Share Code: SHI

LEI: 213800VDC1BKJEZ8PV53 



Appointment of Non-Executive Director and Chair of Remuneration Committee


SIG plc  ("SIG", "the Group" or "the Company") , a leading supplier of specialist  building solutions to  trade customers across Europe, is pleased to announce the appointment of Kath Durrant as a Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Remuneration Committee with effect from 1 January 2021.  Kath will replace Kate Allum who will be stepping down as Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Remuneration Committee with effect from 31 December 2020.


Kath is currently Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Remuneration Committee at Calisen plc, a Non-Executive Director at Vesuvius plc (and will become Chair of the Remuneration Committee from its 2021 AGM) and is an adviser to InnovationRCA. She previously served as a Non-executive Director and Chair of the Remuneration Committee of Renishaw plc from 2015 to 2018.


Kath has more than 30 years' Human Resources experience, with a strong operational and strategic track record, gained at a number of large global industrial and pharmaceutical companies.  As well as working at GlaxoSmithKline plc and AstraZeneca plc she served as the Group Human Resources Director at Rolls-Royce plc and Ferguson plc and until 2019 was Chief HR Officer at CRH plc. 


Andrew Allner, Chairman, commented, "We are delighted that Kath will be joining SIG's Board.  She is an experienced Chair of Remuneration and has significant international and industry knowledge gained from her roles at Ferguson and CRH.  Kath also has extensive experience of working in businesses undergoing transformation which will be invaluable as we seek to restructure our UK operations.


"On behalf of the Board I would like to thank Kate for her dedication and commitment during an unprecedented year.  Her contribution has enabled the Company to introduce a new Remuneration Policy which supports the refocused Company strategy and incentivises the creation of long-term shareholder returns.  We wish her all the best for the future."


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




SIG plc

+44 (0) 114 285 6300

Andrew Allner, Chairman

Steve Francis, Chief Executive Officer

FTI Consulting

+44 (0) 7909 684466

Richard Mountain


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