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Galliford Try Holdings PLC

15 March 2022


15 March 2022


Galliford Try, one of the UK's leading construction groups , is pleased to announce the appointment of Alison Wood as a Non-executive Director. The appointment will formally commence with effect from 1 April 2022.

The Group also announces that Peter Ventress intends to step down as Non-executive Chairman and leave the company with effect on 15 September 2022, after more than seven years on the Board. The Board intends that Alison Wood will, following a period of transition and handover, assume the role of Chair of the Board and Chair of the Nomination Committee on Peter stepping down.

Peter Ventress, Chairman, commented: "I am delighted to welcome Alison to Galliford Try as a non-executive director. Alison has a wealth of experience and her appointment will further strengthen our independence and the experience of the Board. I have thoroughly enjoyed my time at Galliford Try and leave the business with a capable Board and management team, strong balance sheet and market-leading sector position."

Terry Miller, Senior Independent Director, said: "The Board is extremely grateful to Peter for his contribution to and chairing of the Board over the last seven years and during the Group's transformation, in recent years, to its current position as one of the UK's leading construction Groups. The Board looks forward to working with Alison."

On appointment Alison will become a member of the Audit, Remuneration and Nomination committees. On appointment as Chair, Alison will attend the Audit Committee meetings by invitation, continue as a member of the Remuneration Committee and assume chair of the Nomination Committee.

Alison Wood's biography

Alison Wood studied Engineering, Economics & Management at Oxford University and has an MBA from Harvard Business School. She spent nearly 20 years at BAE Systems PLC in a number of strategy and leadership roles, including that of Group Strategic Director, and was the Global Director of Strategy and Corporate Development at National Grid PLC from 2008 to 2013. Alison has previously held Non-executive Director positions with BTG PLC, Thus Group PLC, e2v PLC, Cobham PLC and Costain plc. Alison is a Non-executive Director and Chair of the Remuneration Committee at TT Electronics PLC and Capricorn Energy PLC and Senior Independent Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Remuneration Committee at Oxford Instruments PLC. Alison is also Senior Independent Non-executive Director and Chair of the Remuneration Committee at the British Standards Institution.

There are no other disclosures required in respect of Alison Wood pursuant to Rule 9.6.13 of the Listing Rules.

For further enquiries, please contact:

Galliford Try

Bill Hocking, Chief Executive 01895 855001

Andrew Duxbury, Finance Director

Kevin Corbett, General Counsel & Company Secretary

Notes to Editors

Galliford Try is a trading name of Galliford Try Holdings plc, a leading UK construction group listed on the London Stock Exchange. Operating as Galliford Try and Morrison Construction, the group carries out building and infrastructure projects with clients in the public, private and regulated sectors across the UK.

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