Dewhurst appoints Susan McErlain and Charles Holroyd to its Board as Non-Executive Directors

– UK, Feltham –  Dewhurst plc (LON: DWHT) today announced the appointment of Susan McErlain and Charles Holroyd to its Board as Non-Executive Directors from 8th June 2021, and they will join both the Audit and Remuneration Committees.

About Susan McErlain

Susan holds a BSc in Banking & International Finance from City University Business School and has over 30 years of experience in business and corporate communications. She co-founded financial PR company Square Mile Communications and ran the business until its sale in 2000. Susan then became Chair of Weber Shandwick’s financial services division until 2007, after which she continued to provide senior advisory services to several listed engineering companies. In 2014 she became Director of Corporate Affairs for Ultra Electronics Holdings plc until 2019, with responsibilities for investor and stakeholder communications, M&A, and government affairs.

Susan is currently a Non-Executive Director of AIM-listed Trackwise Designs plc, a manufacturer of specialist products using printed circuit technology, where she chairs the Remuneration Committee and is a member of the Audit Committee.

About Charles Holroyd

Charles holds a BSc in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Bristol University and an MBA from INSEAD. He is a Chartered Engineer and a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology and has held senior management positions within several publicly quoted companies including Oxford Instruments plc, which he joined in 1999, and where he served on the board from 2005 until 2013 and was responsible for group business development including M&A activities.

Since June 2018 Charles has held the position of Senior Independent Director at Judges Scientific plc, an AIM-listed company specializing in the design and production of scientific instruments, where he is Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit Committee. Charles is also Non-Executive Chairman of IBEX Innovations Ltd, a developer of innovative medical X-ray imaging software since October 2018.

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