Mpac Group Plc - Board Change
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Mpac Group plc
(''Mpac'', "Company" or "Group")
Mpac Group plc (AIM: MPAC), a global leader in 'Make, Pack, Monitor and Service' high speed packaging and automation solutions, announces the following board change.
John Davies, Non-Executive Director, has stepped down from the Board having served nine years on the Board and is replaced by Sara Fowler, joining as an independent Non-Executive Director. The changes take effect immediately.
Sara is a chartered accountant and former partner with Ernst & Young ("EY"), a practising member of the Academy of Experts and a CEDR accredited mediator. She had been with EY for 30 years, a partner for 17 years and senior partner for EY Midlands for seven years until 30 June 2017.
Sara is currently Chair of St Basils, a Birmingham based charity and registered Housing Association, which provides vital services and accommodation to homeless young people or those at risk of homelessness across the West Midlands. She is also a non-executive director of BHSF a not for profit provider of affordable health insurance for individuals, employees and intermediaries, employee health and wellbeing benefits and HR support services.
Previously she was on the board of the Compulsory Purchase Association, a not for profit member organisation that promotes best and effective practice in delivering land for infrastructure, housing and regeneration and for the period 2015 to 2017, Sara was the Chair of the CBI West Midlands where she had a particular focus on the skills agenda.
Following the above changes, the Board Committees will comprise as follows:
Sara will join as a member of the Audit Committee. Following her appointment, the Committee will comprise Andrew Kitchingman, Doug Robertson and Sara Fowler with Doug Robertson acting as Chairman.
Remuneration and Nomination Committee
Sara will join as a member of the Remuneration and Nomination Committee. Following her appointment, the Committee will comprise Andrew Kitchingman, Sara Fowler and Doug Robertson with Sara Fowler acting as Chairman.
Andrew Kitchingman, Chairman, commented:
"I would like to thank John for his support over the years, he leaves the Group in a much stronger position and I wish him all the best in his future endeavours. I am also delighted to welcome Sara to the Board as the Group enters its next stage of growth and development."