Cape announces Samantha Tough to its Board as upcoming Non-Executive Director

– UK – Cape plc announces the appointment of Samantha Tough as a non-executive director with effect from 1 January 2015.  

Samantha is based in Western Australia and comes to Cape with extensive experience in a diverse mix of private and publicly listed oil and gas, energy, engineering services and infrastructure sector businesses.  She is currently chairman of Aerison Pty Ltd and a director of Electricity Generation and Retail Corporation (Synergy), Saracen Mineral Holdings Ltd, Strike Resources Ltd and the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts. Her executive experience spans roles in general management at North West Shelf Woodside Energy Ltd, as a strategy director at Strategy Hardman Resources Ltd, as a project director at Pilbara Power Project and as a resources advisor at the Commonwealth Bank.  Samantha has a law degree from the University of Western Australia.

Samantha is also a former director of Enerji Ltd, Murchison Metals Ltd and Southern Cross Goldfields Ltd.

Tim Eggar, Chairman of Cape plc commented: I am delighted to welcome Samantha to Cape and believe that she will bring an added dimension to the board in terms of her extensive experience gained in the energy, infrastructure and natural resource sectors in Australia and the wider Asia Pacific region.

About Cape

Cape, which is premium listed on the main market of the London Stock Exchange, is an international leader in the provision of critical industrial services principally to the energy and natural resources sectors. Our multi-disciplinary service offering includes access systems, insulation, specialist coatings, passive fire protection, refractory linings, environmental services, oil and gas storage tanks and heat exchanger replacement and refurbishment.  Cape employs over 18,000 people working across 21 countries and in 2013 reported adjusted revenue of £697.1 million.

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