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Persimmon PLC
17 December 2020

17 December 2020


Persimmon plc


Appointment of Andrew Wyllie as Independent Non-Executive Director


Persimmon Plc is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew Wyllie CBE to the Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director with effect from 4 January 2021. Andrew will also join the Board's Audit and Nomination Committees on the same date.


Andrew is an experienced construction sector executive and was most recently Chief Executive of Costain Group Plc for a period of 14 years, until his retirement in 2019. Previously, he was Managing Director of Taylor Woodrow Construction and a member of the Group Executive Committee at Taylor Woodrow Plc.

Andrew currently serves as a Non-Executive Director on the Boards of Yorkshire Water and BMT Group Ltd, an engineering, science and technology consultancy. He was previously a Non-Executive Director of Scottish Water and President of the Institution of Civil Engineers.

Roger Devlin, Chairman of Persimmon, said: "Andrew has a long and successful track record within the construction industry and will bring highly relevant sector experience to the Persimmon Board. His industry knowledge and perspective will be a valuable addition to the Board as Persimmon continues to build a sustainable business in every sense. I am pleased to welcome Andrew to the Board."  

No further information is required to be disclosed pursuant to Listing Rule 9.6.13.


For further information, please contact:

Citigate Dewe Rogerson

Kevin Smith / Jos Bieneman

Tel: +44 (0)20 7638 9571




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