Babcock International Group PLC (Babcock or the Group) Appointment of new Non-Executive Director

Babcock, the UK’s leading engineering support services company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Myles Lee as an Independent Non-Executive Director, with effect from
1 April 2015.  He will also serve on the Board’s Remuneration, Nominations and Audit & Risk Committees.

Myles Lee was Chief Executive Officer of CRH plc between 2009 and 2013.  Having joined CRH in 1982, he became Finance Director in 2003 after serving in a number of roles and management positions.  CRH is one of the world’s leading building materials companies with a business spanning 35 countries, including North America and Europe and with a growing presence in Asia.  CRH grew rapidly by acquisition outside its original domestic base in Ireland to become a FTSE 100, New York and Irish Stock Exchange listed company with revenue of c €19 billion in 2014.  Myles holds a degree in civil engineering and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland. He is also a Non-Executive Director of Ingersoll Rand, which is listed on the New York Stock Exchange.

Babcock’s Chairman, Mike Turner, said: “We are very pleased that Myles has agreed to join us at Babcock.  I have no doubt that his background and experience in a company that has grown from one originally focused largely on a domestic market into a major international operator will be of great value to us.” 

There is no other information to disclose relating to Mr Lee under Listing Rule 9.6.13R


Babcock International Group PLC
Mike Turner

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Andrew Lorenz
Nick Hassell

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