Grafton Group announces Dr Rosheen McGuckian to its Board as Non-Executive Director

– IRELAND, Dublin –  Grafton Group Plc (LON: GFTU) today announced the appointment of Dr Rosheen McGuckian as Non-Executive Director with effect from 1 January 2020.

Michael Roney, Non-Executive Chairman of Grafton said: “I am delighted to welcome Rosheen to the Board of Grafton which should benefit greatly from her extensive business knowledge, experience and track record in Executive and Non-Executive Director roles in Ireland that makes her an ideal appointment at this time.”

About Dr Rosheen McGuckian

Dr. McGuckian is Chief Executive Officer of NTR plc, an unquoted Irish company that acquires, constructs and manages sustainable infrastructure assets, having been appointed to the role in April 2013. She held a number of other senior management positions with NTR since joining the business in 2008 including the role of Group Corporate Development Director. Immediately prior to joining NTR, Dr. McGuckian was CEO of GE Money Ireland, the consumer finance division of General Electric having joined General Electric in 2002. In her early career, she held senior management positions in various industries and sectors.

Dr. McGuckian is a director of the Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland and previously served as Non-Executive Director of Green REIT plc, the Social Innovation Fund of Ireland and the Irish Aviation Authority.

About Grafton

Grafton Group plc is an international distributor of building materials to trade customers and has leading regional or national positions in the merchanting markets in the UK, Ireland and the Netherlands. Grafton is also the market leader in the DIY retailing market in Ireland and is the largest manufacturer of dry mortar in the UK.

Grafton trades from circa 550 branches and has circa 12,300 colleagues. Its portfolio of brands includes Selco, Buildbase, Leyland SDM, MacBlair and CPI EuroMix in the UK; Chadwicks, Heiton Buckley and Woodie’s in Ireland and Isero, Polvo and Gunters en Meuser in the Netherlands.

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