Senior announces Celia Baxter and Giles Kerr as Non-executive Directors

UK – As announced in the Interim Results Release on 29 July 2013, Senior plc (“Senior” or “the Group”) is pleased to announce the appointments of Celia Baxter and Giles Kerr as Non-executive Directors with effect from 2 September 2013.

Celia Baxter is the Director of Group HR of Bunzl plc. Her early HR career was with Ford Motor Company and KPMG. She has held executive HR positions with Hays plc, Enterprise Oil Plc and Tate & Lyle Plc.

Giles Kerr is Director of Finance of Oxford University. He is a non-executive director of BTG Plc and Victrex plc. Giles held a number of positions with Amersham PLC within finance and corporate development, culminating in his role as Group Finance Director. He was formerly National Partner with Arthur Anderson & Co.

Senior’s Chairman, Charles Berry, said “I am very pleased to welcome Celia Baxter and Giles Kerr to Senior. Celia brings experience and competencies from her executive career in HR which will be of great value to Senior; Celia will replace Ian Much as Chair of the Remuneration Committee, when he retires from the Board at the end of 2013. Giles’ industry and financial experience make him an ideal addition to the Board and a suitably skilled Audit Committee chairman to replace David Best, when he retires from the Board at the 2014 AGM.
I would like to take this opportunity to thank Ian and David for their guidance and strong contributions to the Group’s success during their time as Directors of Senior”.

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