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Devro Plc - Directorate Appointment

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Directorate Appointment

Devro, one of the world's leading manufacturers of collagen products for the food industry, today announces that Rohan Cummings will join the Board of Devro as Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer on 1 December 2020. Jackie Callaway will step down as Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer on 30 November 2020.

Rohan is currently the Chief Financial Officer of Asahi International, part of Asahi Group Holdings, the Japanese global beer, spirits, soft drinks and food business group. From 2002 until 2016 Rohan spend 14 years in SABMiller in a range of finance roles and in that period lived and worked in Italy, Slovakia, Switzerland, Russia, the UK and South Africa. Rohan played an important role in the carve out of the businesses acquired by Asahi Group in 2016 as part of the ABInbev acquisition of SABMiller and is a commercially focussed finance leader with a track record of making significant contributions to successful growth initiatives across a number of businesses in both mature and emerging markets.

Rohan is a member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants as well as the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales.

Nothing in connection with Rohan's appointment falls to be disclosed under LR 9.6.13.

Rutger Helbing, Chief Executive Officer of Devro, said:

"I am delighted to welcome Rohan to Devro. With his broad finance and international background, as well as his strong track record of helping businesses to grow, I look forward to Rohan using that experience to contribute towards delivering Devro's 3Cs strategy and growth ambition.

"I would also like to thank Jackie for her contribution over the last few years and wish her well in her future endeavours."