Vesuvius announces Robert MacLeod to join its Board as Independent Director

– UK, London –  Vesuvius plc (LON: VSVS), a global leader in molten metal flow engineering and technology, today announced the appointment of Robert MacLeod to join its Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director effective from 1 September 2023.

“I am delighted to announce the appointment of Robert MacLeod as a new Independent Non-executive Director of Vesuvius. Robert is a very experienced director and his background managing a large UK-listed global industrial materials group, along with his financial expertise will provide additional strength to the Board,” said Board Chairman, Carl-Peter Forster.

Robert MacLeod will join the Audit, Remuneration,n, and Nomination Committees.

About Robert MacLeod

Robert MacLeod is a chartered accountant with an industrial materials background. He currently serves as a non-executive director and Chair of the Remuneration Committee of RELX PLC, the global provider of information-based analytics. From 2014-2022 he was CEO of Johnson Matthey PLC having joined the Company as Group Finance Director in 2009. Before this, she worked at WS Atkins PLC, latterly serving as Group Finance Director. Robert started his career at KPMG, before joining Enterprise Oil Plc, where he worked in various senior finance and M&A roles in the UK and US.

About Vesuvius plc

Vesuvius is a global leader in molten metal flow engineering and technology principally serving process industries operating in challenging high-temperature conditions.

We develop innovative and customized solutions, often used in highly demanding industrial environments, which enable our customers to make their manufacturing processes safer, more efficient, and more sustainable. These include flow control solutions, advanced refractories, and other consumable products and increasingly, related technical services including data capture.

We have a worldwide presence. We serve our customers through a network of cost-efficient manufacturing plants located close to their facilities and embed our industry experts within their operations, who are all supported by our global technology centers.


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