G4S plc: Appointment of a New Non-Executive Director

G4S plc: Appointment of a New Non-Executive Director

30 August 2019



G4S plc, the leading global, integrated security company, today announces the appointment of Clare Chapman as a non-executive director of its board with effect from 23 September 2019. Ms Chapman also becomes chair of the board’s Remuneration Committee.

Commenting on the new appointment, John Connolly, G4S chairman, said:

“Clare’s experience of large workforce and large, international groups is a great addition that will further strengthen our board as we take G4S onto the next stage of its development. The rest of the board and I look forward to working with her”.


Clare Chapman

Clare Chapman is Non-Executive Director (“NED”) and Remuneration Chair at the Weir Group and Kingfisher plc in the UK and at Heidrick & Struggles. She is also the co-Chair of The Purposeful Company which is a Task Force established in 2015 with the support of the Bank of England. Clare is also a Low Pay Commissioner representing business and a Trustee of the Lambeth Partners supporting the Archbishop of Canterbury.

Prior to becoming a NED, Clare was the Group People Director at BT. She began her career in fast moving consumer goods with Quaker Oats and PepsiCo in the UK, USA and mainland Europe. She was then appointed as the Group HR Director for Tesco as they were becoming the UK's leading retailer. Between 2007 and 2011 Clare was the Director General of Workforce for the NHS and Social Care covering a workforce of over 2.2 million people. Through this mix of executive and non-executive experience and of both private and public sectors, Clare has become an influential voice nationally and internationally on work, governance, remuneration and business transformation.

No further information is required to be disclosed under paragraph 9.6.13R of the Listing Rules.

For further enquiries, please contact:

Helen Parris – Director of Investor Relations+44 (0)207 963 3189
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Notes to Editors:

G4S is the leading global, integrated security company, specialising in the provision of security services and solutions to customers. Our mission is to create material, sustainable value for our customers and shareholders by being the supply partner of choice in all our markets.

G4S is quoted on the London Stock Exchange and has a secondary stock exchange listing in Copenhagen. G4S is active in around 90 countries and has more than 550,000 employees. For more information on G4S, visit www.g4s.com.

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Market Cap: £3.35 billion

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