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Persimmon PLC
25 June 2021

25 June 2021


Persimmon plc


Appointment of Shirine Khoury-Haq as Independent Non-Executive Director


Persimmon Plc is pleased to announce the appointment of Shirine Khoury-Haq to the Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director with effect from 1 July 2021. Shirine will also join the Board's Audit, Risk and Nomination Committees on the same date.


Shirine has been Chief Financial Officer for The Co-operative Group since August 2019, where she is responsible for finance, technology, transformation and corporate development. She also serves as the CEO of the Group's Life Services sector which includes the Insurance, Legal Services and Funeral businesses. Prior to joining The Co-operative Group, she was Chief Operating Officer of Lloyd's of London, the insurance market, and had previously held senior positions at Catlin, IBM and McDonald's. Shirine is a qualified accountant and was also previously a Non-Executive Director of the Post Office.


Roger Devlin, Chairman of Persimmon, said: "Shirine has a wealth of experience in finance, technology and real estate in businesses operating across a range of sectors, and I am pleased to welcome her to Persimmon. Her appointment adds to the balance of skills and experience on the Board, which will be of great benefit as the Group continues to build a sustainable business in every sense."


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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