AG Barr announces Susan Barratt as next Senior Independent Director

– UK, Cumbernauld –  A.G. Barr p.l.c. (LON: BAG), which produces and markets some of the UK’s leading drink brands, including IRN-BRU, Rubicon and Funkin, today announced that Martin Griffiths, who joined the board in 2010 and is the current Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee and Senior Non-Executive Independent Director, will stand down at the board meeting on 19 March 2020, following the completion of the 2019 audit cycle. Martin has provided a huge level of support and guidance during his tenure for which the board is extremely grateful.

Nick Wharton, who will have been on the board for just over a year at that point, will succeed Martin in the role of Audit and Risk Committee Chair and Susan Barratt will become Senior Non-Executive Independent Director.

In addition, following a board structure review aimed at improving long-term corporate governance compliance, the Supply Chain Director, currently an executive director role will move to a divisional director role and will continue to be held by Andrew Memmott. Andrew has stepped down from the board with immediate effect.

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