Serco Group plc (“Serco”), the international service company, announces that Eric Born has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director of Serco and a member of the Audit and Corporate Responsibility Committees with effect from 1 January 2019.
Eric has been Chief Executive Officer of Swissport International, the provider of ground and air cargo services in 50 countries across all five continents, since 2015. Prior to that he was Chief Executive Officer of Wincanton plc from 2010 to 2015, having been appointed Chief Operating Officer in 2009. From 2010 to 2014 Eric was also a non-executive director and a member of the Audit, Nomination and Remuneration Committees of John Menzies plc.
Eric has an MBA from the University of Rochester, New York and is a graduate of the University of Applied Sciences in Zurich.
Sir Roy Gardner, Non-Executive Chairman of Serco, commented: "I am very pleased to welcome Eric to the board of Serco. He has considerable international, strategic and operational experience and will add to the strength and breadth of the board.”
Serco confirms that there are no further disclosures required under the Listing Rules in respect of Eric Born.