Taylor Wimpey announces Scilla Grimble and Jitesh Gadhia to its Board as Independent Directors

– UK, Wycombe –  Taylor Wimpey plc (LON: TW) today announced the appointments of Scilla Grimble and Lord Jitesh Gadhia to its Board as Independent Non-Executive Directors effective on 1st March 2021.

“I am pleased to welcome both Scilla and Jitesh to the Board. Scilla brings with her valuable knowledge and executive experience in corporate finance, property and retail which will be of benefit to the Board’s current skill set and balance. Scilla will be an asset to the Board and the Taylor Wimpey business. Jitesh has a wealth of experience gained from his previous executive and non executive roles across a broad range of sectors. He has had extensive involvement in public affairs, following his executive career in finance and will bring an additional perspective to our Board dynamic. I look forward to working with them both.” said Board Chair, Irene Dorner.

Upon her appointments to the Board, Scilla will also become a member of the Nomination and Governance Committee and the Audit Committee while Jitesh will also become a member of the Nomination and Governance Committee and the Remuneration Committee.

About Scilla Grimble

Scilla has over 15 years’ executive experience in the corporate finance and retail sectors, having held senior roles at UBS, Tesco plc, Marks and Spencer plc and is currently the CFO at Moneysupermarket.com Group plc.

Along with her significant financial and risk-related experience, Scilla also has experience of technology in a customer-facing environment and has broad property experience from her time at both Tesco and Marks & Spencer.

About Lord Jitesh Gadhia

Lord Gadhia has over 20 years’ executive experience, principally in the banking and private equity sector, having previously held senior roles at Blackstone Group International LLP, Barclays Capital (UK) and ABN AMRO Corporate Finance Ltd.

Jitesh is currently an Independent Non-Executive Director of Calisen plc, where he is also the Senior Independent Director. He is a Non-Executive Director of BGL (Holdings) Limited, where he chairs the Remuneration Committee, a director of Accord Healthcare Limited and is appointed by HM Treasury to the Board of UK Government Investments Limited.

Previously, Jitesh supported Sir Oliver Letwin MP in the review of the build-out rate of residential homes in the UK and was an Independent Non-Executive Director at UK Financial Investments Ltd.

For more information: https://www.taylorwimpey.co.uk/

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