Wincanton PLC Board Change
RNS Number : 6784U
31 July 2020
LEI: 213800Z5WTW8QKOHWQ82 31 July 2020
WINCANTON plc ("Wincanton" or the "Group")
Wincanton plc, the largest British third-party logistics
company, announces that Mr Paul Dean has indicated his intention to
step down as Non-executive Director and Chair of the Wincanton plc
Audit Committee effective from the end of February 2021.
Wincanton is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Anthony
Bickerstaff as a Non-executive Director of the Group with effect
from 1 September 2020. Mr Bickerstaff will also be appointed as a
member of the Company's Audit and Nomination Committees.
It is intended that Mr Bickerstaff will take over as Chair of
the Audit Committee on Mr Dean's departure.
Mr Bickerstaff is currently Chief Financial Officer of Costain
Group plc, the FTSE All-Share smart infrastructure solutions
company, a position he has held since 2006.
Before joining Costain, Mr Bickerstaff held a number of senior
management and financial positions in Taylor Woodrow, including
Finance Director of Taylor Woodrow Construction Limited. Prior to
becoming Finance Director, he was Divisional Operations Director in
charge of Taylor Woodrow Group's PFI projects.
Dr Martin Read CBE, Chairman of Wincanton, said: "We shall miss
Paul when he leaves us next year. He is a hard act to follow but we
are delighted that Tony will shortly be joining us. Tony has a
strong financial pedigree and extensive knowledge of the
infrastructure and support services sectors. His strategic and
operational experience will further strengthen our Board as
Wincanton moves into a new growth phase."
Tony Bickerstaff commented: "'I am looking forward to joining
Wincanton. The company has a highly respected market position and I
am excited to be arriving at a time when the company is so well
positioned for growth."
Mr Bickerstaff will be stepping down from his current
Non-executive Director and Chair of the Audit Committee roles at
the Low Carbon Contracts Company Limited and Electricity
Settlements Company Limited with effect from 2 October 2020.
Mr Bickerstaff does not currently hold any Wincanton plc shares
and no further information in connection with his appointment is
required to be disclosed pursuant to Listing Rule 9.6.13R.
For further information please contact:
Wincanton Plc Tel: 01249 710 000
Tim Lawlor, Chief Financial Officer
Buchanan Tel: 020 7466 5000
Richard Oldworth / Vicky Hayns
Notes to Editors
Wincanton is the largest British third-party logistics (3PL)
company, providing supply chain solutions to some of the world's
most admired companies across a wide range of industries including
retail, construction, defence and energy.
As a trusted and respected business partner, we design and
implement services and solutions that range from setting up and
operating distribution networks, through to bonded warehouses,
technology hosting, container transport and storage. We strive for
operational excellence in everything we do.
We work hard to understand and respond to our customers' needs,
build long-term relationships and use our skills and expertise to
deliver a smarter, added value service, every day. Our customers
rely on us to make their businesses operate more efficiently and to
gain a competitive advantage in their sector.
-- 19,100 colleagues
-- 200+ locations
-- Responsible for 3,500 vehicles
-- Revenue GBP1.1bn
-- 5,500 drivers
-- 14m sq ft of warehousing space
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