Ultra Electronics announces Dan Shook to its Board as upcoming Independent Director

– UK, Greenford – Ultra Electronics Holdings PLC (LON: ULE) today announced that Dan Shook has been appointed to the Board of Ultra as Independent Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Audit Committee with effect from 1 September 2019.

As announced on 6 March 2019, John Hirst will step down from the Board as Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Audit Committee on the same date.

Dan is currently CFO of IMI plc. He has a strong track record in global R&D focused, industrial companies and brings the relevant experience of highly-engineered products serving a range of end markets and cyclical businesses. He is a US national based in the UK.

Tony Rice, Chair, commented: “I am delighted to welcome Dan onto the Board of Ultra. His broad experience across engineering industries and financial background combined with his strong focus on performance management will be of great benefit to Ultra in both the Board and Audit Committee.

We would like to wish John Hirst all the best for his future endeavours and thank him for the wisdom, skill and commitment he has contributed to Ultra and for ensuring a smooth transition to Dan as Chair of the Audit Committee.”

Dan Shook commented: “I am delighted to be joining Ultra at such an exciting time and look forward to working with the Board and management team to help deliver its ‘focus, fix, grow’ agenda”.

About Ultra

Ultra is a specialist international electrical and electronics engineering company. The Group operates predominantly in defence and other highly regulated markets with particular expertise in the maritime, and C3 domains. Ultra is a Tier 3 equipment/sub-system and Tier 2 systems provider, focused on providing mission specific, bespoke solutions for its customers.

For more information: http://www.ultra-electronics.com

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