Vesuvius plc: Non-Executive Director Appointment and Succession

Vesuvius plc/GB, a global leader in molten metal flow engineering and technology, announced the appointment of Kath Durrant as a Non-Executive Director of the company with effect from 1 December 2020. 

Kath Durrant joins the Board as an additional Independent Non-executive Director and will serve on the Audit, Remuneration and Nomination Committees. Furthermore, she will succeed Jane Hinkley as Remuneration Committee Chair at the close of the 2021 AGM, following which, Jane Hinkley will remain as an Independent Non-Executive Director of the company. 

Kath Durrant has more than 30 years' Human Resources (HR) experience, with a strong operational and strategic track record, gained at a number of large global manufacturing companies. As well as working at GlaxoSmithKline plc/GB and AstraZeneca plc/GB, she has served as the Group HR Director of Rolls-Royce plc/GB, and was most recently Group HR Director of Ferguson plc/GB and Chief HR Officer of CRH plc/GB. She served as a Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Remuneration Committee of Renishaw plc/GB from 2015 to 2018 and currently serves as a Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Remuneration Committee of Calisen plc/GB.

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