SIG announces Ian Duncan to its Board as upcoming Independent Non-Executive Director

– UK, Sheffield – SIG plc (LSE:SHI), announces that Ian Duncan has been appointed a Non-Executive Director with effect from 1 January 2017 and that Jonathan Nicholls, a Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Audit Committee, will retire from the Board on 31 March 2017. Ian will succeed Jonathan as Chair of the Audit Committee following Jonathan’s retirement. Ian is independent for the purposes of the UK Corporate Governance Code.

Ian is a highly experienced former Finance Director, Non-Executive Director and Chair of Audit Committee and will bring strong operational and corporate finance experience to the Group. Having developed a portfolio career since 2010, Ian has held several Non-Executive Directorships and is currently a Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Audit Committee at Babcock International plc and Bodycote plc. Ian was previously a Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Audit Committee at WANdisco plc and Fiberweb plc. Ian’s last executive role was as Group Finance Director of the Royal Mail Group plc.

Leslie Van de Walle, Chairman of SIG plc, said: “We are delighted that Ian is joining the Board of SIG plc, his knowledge and expertise in finance and change management make him the perfect fit for SIG.”

“Jonathan has been with SIG as a Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Audit Committee since 2009 and has made a significant contribution and commitment to the Group during that time. He leaves with our very best wishes for the future.”

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