Essentra announces Steve Good to join its Board of Directors as Independent Chair designate

– UK, Kidlington –  Essentra plc (LON: ESNT), a leading global provider of essential components and solutions, today announced the appointment of Steve Good to its Board as independent non-executive chair designate effective from 1 July 2024, to succeed Paul Lester who will step down from the Board on 1 November 2024.

“I am very pleased that Steve has joined the Board of Essentra plc. His significant commercial experience gained in both executive and non-executive roles will be invaluable as the Company’s independent non-executive chair. I very much look forward to working with him to continue the success of the business,” said CEO Scott Fawcett.

Steve Good will also join the nomination committee.

About Steve Good

Steve Good has strong and relevant international experience in industrial businesses, manufacturing, and B2B markets. He is currently the non-executive board chair of Norcros plc and was until 2023 non-executive board chair of Devro plc and Zotefoams plc. He previously served as a non-executive director and remuneration committee chair of Elementis plc and Cape plc and as a non-executive director of Dialight plc.

In his executive career, Steve Good was chief executive of Low & Bonar plc from 2009 to 2014. Before joining Low & Bonar, he spent ten years with BTP plc (now part of Clariant) in a variety of leadership positions managing international specialty chemicals businesses.

Steve Good said: “It is a great pleasure to join Essentra as it continues to make good progress against its strategic priorities. I look forward to working with the Board as we drive organic and inorganic growth, and continue to increase operating efficiencies, margins, and returns for stakeholders.”

About Essentra plc

Essentra plc is an FTSE 250 company and a leading global provider of essential components and solutions, focusing on the manufacture and distribution of plastic injection molded, vinyl dip molded, and metal items.

Headquartered in the United Kingdom, Essentra’s global network extends to 28 countries worldwide and includes c.3,000 employees, 14 manufacturing facilities, 24 distribution centers, and 33 sales & service centers serving c.69,000 customers with a rapid supply of low-cost but essential products for a variety of applications in industries such as equipment manufacturing, automotive, fabrication, electronics, medical and renewable energy.


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