Morgan Advanced Materials announces Ian Marchant to join its Board as Non-Executive Director and Chair-designate

– UK, Windsor – Morgan Advanced Materials plc (LON: MGAM), the global manufacturer of advanced carbon and ceramic materials, today announced the appointment of Ian Marchant to its Board as a Non-Executive Director as Chair-designate on 1 February 2023, to succeed Douglas Caster as Chair at the 2023 AGM.

“We are extremely pleased to have secured a Chair of Ian’s calibre. After a comprehensive search process, Ian was the stand-out candidate, chosen by the Board due to his exceptional experience, his insightful and strategic leadership and his valuable commercial expertise,” said Senior Independent Director, Laurence Mulliez.

Ian Marchant will join the Nomination Committee on 1 February 2023 and will become its Chair at the 2023 AGM.

About Ian Marchant

Ian Marchant is a highly strategic and successful leader with more than 35 years of wide-ranging experience at major businesses, bringing a strong track record of value creation and listed board experience. Ian served as Chief Executive of SSE plc from October 2002 to June 2013; before this, he was the Finance Director of SSE and Southern Electric plc. He is a seasoned non-executive director and chair, having served as Chair of John Wood Group plc and on the Board of Aggreko plc. He currently serves as Chair of Thames Water Utilities Ltd and Logan Energy Ltd.

Ian Marchant said: “I am delighted to join Morgan at such an important time for the business. The Company has a clear strategy rooted in its purpose to use advanced materials to make the world more sustainable and to improve the quality of life. The business has been transformed in recent years. I am greatly looking forward to working with Pete and his executive team to build on everything Morgan has achieved to date and to create value for all of its stakeholders through the execution of the strategy.”

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