Forterra appoints Katherine Innes Ker to its Board as Independent Non-Executive Director

– UK, Northampton – Forterra plc (LSE:FORT), is pleased to announce that Katherine Innes Ker will join the Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director with effect from 1 September 2017. Katherine Innes Ker is currently Non-Executive Chairman of Mortgage Advice Bureau (Holdings) plc and Senior Independent Director of The Go Ahead Group plc. Previously Katherine has held a range of executive and non-executive positions in sectors including housebuilding, property development, education, media and banking at organisations including St Modwen Properties plc, Taylor Wimpey plc and Tribal Group plc.

Katherine will chair the Remuneration Committee following a handover period and will also be a member of the Audit Committee.

Paul Lester CBE, Chairman of Forterra commented “I am delighted that Katherine Innes Ker has agreed to join the Board of Forterra. Katherine has a wealth of board experience gained across a broad spectrum of industries and I am sure she will immediately make a valuable contribution to the Board. Katherine’s appointment completes a key phase in the Company’s evolution in that we are now fully compliant with the requirements of the UK Corporate Governance Code on board composition and structure.”

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