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Non-Executive Board Appointment

Published: 18 Aug 2017

Serco Group plc (‘Serco’ or ‘the Company’), the international service company, announces that Kirsty Bashforth will be appointed as a Non-Executive Director of Serco with effect from 15 September 2017.

Sir Roy Gardner, Serco’s Chairman, said: “I am delighted to welcome Kirsty to Serco.  She will be a valuable addition to the Board, bringing deep experience of complex businesses managing critical projects around the world.  She also has built great expertise in change management and organisational effectiveness.”

Kirsty is a Non-Executive Director of Kier Group plc and a member of all of its Board committees, as well as a Governor of Leeds Beckett University.  Prior to these appointments, Kirsty was a senior executive at BP plc having spent over 24 years with the company in a variety of roles, including Group Head of Organisational Effectiveness, where she led BP’s global agenda on culture, diversity and change management.  Subsequently, Kirsty has been running her own corporate advisory business, QuayFive, for the last two years.  

On appointment, Kirsty Bashforth will become a member of Serco’s Remuneration and Corporate Responsibility Committees.

There is no other information to be disclosed under the requirements of Listing Rule 9.6.13R in relation to this appointment.