Hammerson announces Mike Butterworth to its Board as Non-Executive Director

– UK, London –  Hammerson Plc (LON: HMSO) today announced the appointment of Mike Butterworth to its Board as a Non-Executive Director, effective on 1st January 2021. Mike will also become a member of the Audit Committee.

“We are pleased to welcome Mike to the Board. He has extensive financial experience and has worked across a range of sectors, which will complement and enhance the existing skills we have at Board level and bring a valuable and fresh perspective.” said Board Chair, .

The Board also announced that Gwyn Burr will remain on the Board for an extended period of up to 12 months. Gwyn was due to step down at the 2021 AGM.

The addition of Mike to the Board, together with the extension of Gwyn’s term, will facilitate Board continuity and allow for transitioning of key committee Chairs over time.

Robert Noel added: “Meanwhile, we are delighted to retain Gwyn’s experience for an extended period as we navigate a transitional period for the Company and the Board.”

About Mike Butterworth

Mike brings 25 years’ experience in senior finance roles in FTSE 250, Small Cap and AIM businesses across a broad range of sectors including manufacturing, technology, communications, healthcare and beverages. He was CFO of Incepta Group, before its acquisition by Huntsworth in 2005, and then Cookson Group until its demerger in 2012.

He also has extensive Board experience and is currently Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Audit Committee at Pressure Technologies Plc and Stock Spirits Group Plc. A graduate of Oxford, Mike started his early career with Arthur Andersen.

Mike Butterworth is currently a Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Audit Committee at Pressure Technologies Plc and Stock Spirits Group Plc. In the last five years, he has served as a Non-Executive Director of Kin and Carta Plc, Cambian Group Plc and Johnston Press Plc.

For more information: https://www.hammerson.com/

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