18 June 2020
Michelmersh Brick Holdings Plc
("MBH" or the "Group")
Appointment of Non-Executive Director
Michelmersh Brick Holdings PLC (AIM: MBH), the specialist brick manufacturer, is pleased to announce that Paula Hay-Plumb will be joining the Board of the Company as a Non-Executive Director at the Board meeting later today, 18th June 2020. In addition, Paula will chair the audit committee and sit on the nomination and remuneration committees.
Paula has extensive directorship experience and currently sits on the Board of a number of prominent organisations in the property sector. Paula is a Commissioner and Non-Executive Board member of The Crown Estate, the £14.3 billion UK real estate business, and a Non-Executive Director of Hyde Housing Association, a leading provider of affordable housing in London and the South East of England. In addition, Paula holds non-executive positions at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust plc, as well as being a Trustee of Calthorpe Estates.
In her executive career, Paula was Corporate Finance and Group Reporting Director at Marks & Spencer Plc, between 2003 and 2005, and an Executive Director and Board member of English Partnerships, the UK government backed regeneration agency, from 1994 to 2002, Chief Executive from 1999.
Paula is a Chartered Accountant (ACA) and is a Fellow of the Association of Corporate Treasurers.
Martin Warner, Chairman of Michelmersh Brick Holdings, commented: "We are delighted to welcome Paula to the Board. Paula brings a wealth of experience gained in both the public and private sectors. Her finance, governance and audit expertise will bring valuable and appropriate skills to the Company at this time."
The following details in relation to the appointment of Ms Paula Hay-Plumb (aged 60) are disclosed in accordance with Schedule 2(g) of the AIM Rules:
Past directorships held within last 5 years
Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
The Crown Estate
Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust plc
Hyde Housing Association
National Audit Office
There is no further information to be disclosed in relation to Ms Hay-Plumb's appointment pursuant to AIM Rule 17 or paragraph (g) of Schedule Two of the AIM Rules for Companies.
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About Michelmersh Brick Holdings PLC:
Michelmersh Brick Holdings PLC is a business with seven market leading brands: Blockleys, Carlton, Charnwood, Freshfield Lane, Michelmersh, Hathern Terra Cotta and Floren. These divisions operate within a fully integrated business combining the manufacture of clay bricks and pavers. The Group also includes a landfill operator, New Acres Limited, and seeks to develop future landfill and development opportunities on ancillary land assets.
Established in 1997 the Company has grown through acquisition and organic growth into a profitable and asset rich business, producing over 120 million clay bricks and pavers per annum. Michelmersh currently owns most of the UK's premium manufacturing brands and is a leading specification brick and clay paving manufacturer.
Michelmersh strives to be a well invested, long term, sustainable, environmentally responsible business. Opportunity, training and security for all employees, whilst meeting the needs of stakeholders are at the forefront of everything we do. We aim to lead the way in producing some of Britain's premium clay products and enhancing our environment by adding value to the architectural landscape for generations to come.
We are Michelmersh Brick Holdings PLC: we are "Britain's Brick Specialist".
Please visit the Group's websites at: www.mbhplc.co.uk and www.bimbricks.com