Capita plc ('Capita') announces the appointment of Andrew Williams as an Independent Non-Executive Director with effect from 1 January 2015. Andrew will be appointed to Capita's Nomination, Remuneration and Audit and Risk Committees on his appointment to the Board.
Andrew is Chief Executive of Halma plc, a leading specialist in safety, health and environmental technologies and a FTSE 250 company. He was appointed Chief Executive in February 2005. Andrew started his career at Halma in 1994 as Manufacturing Director of a subsidiary company and went on to hold a wide range of senior management positions across the Group. Andrew is a Chartered Engineer and a production engineering graduate of Birmingham University. He attended the Advanced Management Program at Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania in 2004.
Andy Parker, Chief Executive of Capita plc, commented; "Andrew brings a wealth of experience gained from his senior leadership and operational management roles across a wide range of industry sectors and countries. His skills and experience will add further depth and strength to the Capita Board. We welcome Andrew and look forward to his contribution to the team."
The Board considers Andrew to be independent.
The Company has no further information to be disclosed under paragraph 9.6.13 of the UK Listing Authority Listing Rules.