Morgan Crucible: Appointments of Chairman and Non-executive Director
Andrew Shilston is appointed to the Board as a Non-executive Director and Chairman. It is the Board’s intention that Andrew will be appointed as Chairman of the Board with effect from 01.08.2012, when Tim Stevenson retires. Andrew is currently a Non-executive Director of BP plc and was Chief Financial Officer of Rolls Royce Holdings plc from 2002 to 2011. Victoire de Margerie is also appointed to the Board as a Non-executive Director. She is currently a Non-executive Director of the French quoted companies, Ciments Francais and Groupe Flo as well as the Chairman and Managing Director of Rondol Technology Ltd. The appointments follow a comprehensive search process led by the Senior Independent Non-executive Director, Martin Flower. Following Stevenson’s retirement in July, the Board will comprise five non-executive directors and three executive directors (5/2012).