In accordance with Section 9.6.11 of the UK Listing Rules, Amec Foster Wheeler plc announces that Neil Carson, a non-executive director since 2010, has indicated his intention to retire from the Board with effect from 31 December 2016. Neil will also step down from his roles of Senior Independent Director and Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and member of the Audit and Health, Safety, Security, Environmental and Ethics (HSSEE) Committees.
A further announcement as to who will succeed Neil as Senior Independent Director and Chairman of the Remuneration Committee will be made in due course.
Chairman, John Connolly said 'I would like to thank Neil for his considerable contribution to the board over the last six years'.
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Amec Foster Wheeler (www.amecfw.com) designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors.
Employing around 36,000 people in more than 55 countries and with 2015 revenues of £5.5 billion, the company operates across the oil and gas industry - from production through to refining, processing and distribution of derivative products - and in the mining, clean energy, power generation, pharma, environment and infrastructure markets.
Amec Foster Wheeler offers full life-cycle services to offshore and onshore oil and gas projects (conventional and unconventional, upstream, midstream and downstream) for greenfield, brownfield and asset support projects, plus leading refining technology.
Amec Foster Wheeler shares are publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange and its American Depositary Shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Both trade under the ticker AMFW.
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