Greggs announces Kate Ferry to its Board as upcoming Independent Director

– UK, Newcastle upon Tyne –  Greggs plc (LON:GRG), today announced that it has appointed Kate Ferry as an independent non-executive director, with effect from 1 June 2019. Kate will become Chair of the Audit Committee on joining Greggs, as successor to Allison Kirkby who leaves the Board at the close of the AGM scheduled for 21 May 2019. Kate will also join the Nominations and Remuneration Committees.

Ian Durant, Chair of Greggs, said “We are delighted that Kate has accepted our invitation to join the Board. She brings with her extensive financial expertise in a listed company environment, together with experience of operating in highly competitive customer-focussed markets.”

About Kate Ferry

Kate is currently Chief Financial Officer of TalkTalk Group Plc. Prior to joining TalkTalk, Kate was a member of the Dixons Carphone Plc Executive Committee, originally joining Carphone Warehouse Plc in 2010 as Corporate Affairs Director to facilitate the demerger from TalkTalk. Kate began her career in audit with PricewaterhouseCoopers, qualifying as an ACA before moving to Merrill Lynch as a Director within the retail sector equity research team, where she spent the next ten years.

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