Barratt Developments announces upcoming appointment of Sharon White to the Board as Independent Non-Executive Director

– UK, London – Barratt Developments PLC (LSE:BDEV), announces that the Board has appointed Sharon White as an independent Non-Executive Director of the Company with effect from 1 January 2018. Sharon will also join the Audit, Nomination and Remuneration Committees with effect from the same date.

Sharon White is currently the Chief Executive of Ofcom. Prior to this Sharon was Director General, Public Spending (2011-13) and Second Permanent Secretary (2013-15) at HM Treasury. She has over 25 years’ experience in the public sector and Government, having held roles at the British Embassy in Washington, the No 10 Policy Unit, and the World Bank. Sharon has also worked in the Department for International Development, the Department of Work and Pensions and the Ministry of Justice.

John Allan, Chairman of Barratt said: “On behalf of the Board, I am delighted to welcome Sharon White to the Barratt Board. Sharon brings a wealth of experience, which will be a valuable asset to the Company over the forthcoming years”.

Sharon White said: “I am delighted to be joining the Board of Barratt. The demand for good quality housing continues to be strong across the UK and I look forward to working with the Board and the Barratt management team”.

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