Johnson Matthey Plc announces that Dorothy Thompson CBE, a non-executive director and Chairman of the Remuneration Committee, will retire from the board in July 2016 having served as a non-executive director for nine years.
Dorothy was appointed a non-executive director in September 2007 and Chairman of the Remuneration Committee in July 2014.
Dorothy will retire from the board with effect from the close of the company's Annual General Meeting on 20 th July 2016. A search for a new non-executive director is underway.
Colin Matthews CBE FREng, a non-executive director, will be appointed as Chairman of the Remuneration Committee in July 2016.
Tim Stevenson, Chairman of Johnson Matthey, said:
"I would like to thank Dorothy for her valuable work as a non-executive director for the last nine years, and more recently as an effective Chair of our Remuneration Committee. Her thoughtfulness and insights have contributed greatly to our board".
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