The Board of Greencore Group plc (‘Greencore’, ‘the Company’ or the ‘Group’) announces the appointment of Alastair Murray as Non-Executive Director with effect from today, 1 February 2023. Furthermore, Alastair will Chair the Group’s Audit and Risk Committee upon appointment.
Alastair brings extensive food industry and financial experience having held the role of Chief Financial Officer and director of Premier Foods plc until September 2019. He also has recent and relevant financial experience across a number of listed companies, including Dairy Crest plc and The Body Shop International plc. As well as a background in finance, Alastair has significant experience in corporate strategy, restructuring and M&A.
Alastair is an independent member of the Risk and Audit Committee for the Department for Education and currently sits on the board and chairs the Audit and Risk Committee of McBride plc.
Leslie Van de Walle, Chair, commented:
“We are delighted to welcome Alastair to the Board. His addition brings significant and valuable experience from customer-focused businesses including Dairy Crest and Premier Foods. This, combined with his strong financial experience makes him an excellent addition to the Board.”
This announcement is made pursuant to LR 9.6.11 and LR 9.6.13 of the Listing Rules. Greencore confirms there is no further information to be disclosed under the requirements of LR 9.6.11 or LR 9.6.13 of the Listing Rules in relation to Alastair’s appointment.