Ashtead Group appoints Angus Cockburn to its Board as Non-Executive Director

– UK, London – Ashtead Group plc (LSE:AHT), today announces the appointment of Angus Cockburn as a non-executive director and chair of the audit committee as of 9 October 2018.

Angus has been Group Chief Financial Officer of Serco Group plc since October 2014. Prior to that he was Chief Financial Officer and Interim Chief Executive at Aggreko plc. Angus was also previously Senior Independent Director of GKN plc.

Paul Walker, Chair of Ashtead, commented: “I am very pleased to welcome Angus to the Board of Ashtead. He has in depth knowledge of the markets that we operate in and Angus’s considerable boardroom experience will add to the strength, depth and effectiveness of the Ashtead Board”.

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