Drax Group appoints Erika Peterman and Kim Keating to its Board as Non-Executive Directors

– UK, Selby –  Drax Group plc (LON: DRX) today announced the appointments of Erika Peterman and Kim Keating to its Board as Non-Executive Directors, with immediate effect, bringing extensive experience gained from more than 20 years working at global organizations, enabling the delivery of change and growth in complex, world-leading businesses.

“I am delighted that Erika and Kim are joining the Board. Their experience in global businesses based in the US and Canada, will strengthen our Board and contribute to the diversity of backgrounds, insights and skills, which reflect the continued growth and international presence of Drax following the acquisition of Pinnacle and the evolution of our Group as a leading global provider of sustainable biomass and renewable energy.” said Board Chair, Philip Cox.

Erika will join the Audit Committee and Kim will join the Remuneration Committee, while both will serve as members of the Nomination Committee.

About Erika Peterman

Erika Peterman is currently SVP at BASF Corporation where she leads the North American Chemical Intermediates business. Since 2001, Erika has held a number of management and senior executive roles with BASF, covering operations and manufacturing, process engineering, strategy, M&A, sales and marketing, as well as leading a range of their diversity and inclusion initiatives.

Erika holds a BSc in chemical engineering and an MBA.

About Kim Keating

Kim Keating is a senior energy sector executive with broad international experience. She joined the Cahill Group in 2013, one of Canada’s largest multi-disciplinary privately-owned construction companies, and from August 2018 to September 2021 served as COO. On 1 October 2021, Kim was appointed Senior Adviser for special projects at Cahill. Prior to joining the Cahill Group, Kim held a variety of progressive leadership roles and has made significant engineering and project management contributions to key projects in the global energy sector. Kim has led a range of innovative growth initiatives including climate change and renewable energy strategies.

Kim is a fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering, holds a Batchelor of Civil Engineering degree and an MBA.

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