Ibstock announces Claire Hawkings and Louis Eperjesi to its Board as upcoming Independent Non-Executive Directors

– UK, Leicester – Ibstock plc (LSE:IBST) today announced the appointment of Louis Eperjesi and Claire Hawkings as independent Non-Executive Directors of the Company.

Louis Eperjesi is the Chief Executive Officer of Tyman plc, the FTSE-listed international supplier of engineered components to the door and windows industry, a position he has held since February 2010. He has extensive knowledge and experience of the manufacture and supply of building products in international markets.  He has a strong commercial, marketing and product background, through which he has successfully driven strategy development, change management programmes and M&A activity.

Louis will join the Board on 1 June 2018 and, upon appointment, will join the Board’s Remuneration Committee, Audit Committee and Nomination Committee.

Claire Hawkings is a member of the Executive Committee of Tullow Oil PLC, where she is Executive Vice President, Organisation Strategy and Company Performance. Claire’s responsibilities include leading the Executive’s agenda; overseeing Company performance management and reporting; delivery of the organisational strategy, including the diversity and inclusion agenda. Claire has worked in the oil and gas industry for 27 years in a variety of international commercial, environmental, business development and general management leadership positions.

Claire will join the Board on 1 September 2018 and, upon appointment, will join the Board’s Remuneration Committee, Audit Committee and Nomination Committee.

Jonathan Nicholls, Chairman designate, commented: “We are delighted to welcome Louis and Claire to the Board. They bring with them a huge wealth of diverse experience that will be of great benefit to Ibstock.”

About Ibstock plc

Ibstock plc is a leading manufacturer of clay bricks with a diversified range of clay and concrete products, and operations in the United Kingdom and the United States. Its principal products are clay bricks, brick components, concrete roof tiles, concrete substitutes for stone masonry, concrete fencing and general concrete building products.

For more information : ibstockplc.com

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