16 December 2020
Mitie Group plc
LEI number: 213800MTCLTKEHWZMJ03
Mitie Group plc ("Mitie") is pleased to announce the appointment of Alan Lovell as a Non-Executive Director of Mitie, with effect from 1 January 2021 and the extension of Andrew Peeler's fixed term contract as Chief Financial Officer to 30 June 2021, to allow for an orderly transition during our fiscal year end to a new permanent Chief Financial Officer appointee.
Alan Lovell has significant listed board experience, including both strategic and complex situations.
Alan is currently Non-Executive Chairman of Safestyle UK plc and Senior Non-Executive Director at SIG plc. He is also Chairman of Interserve Group Limited.
Alan has held numerous listed company directorships, both executive and non-executive. He was Non-Executive Council Member of Lloyd's of London (to 2016), the Senior Independent Director of Sweett Group plc (to 2016) and was Chairman of Sepura plc (to 2017). Alan was also Chairman of Flowgroup plc and served on the board of Amey UK plc.
Alan was also appointed as a Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Restructuring Committee of Carillion plc as part of an attempt to put together a rescue package for the company during its final 10 weeks of trading.
It is confirmed that there are no further details to be disclosed pursuant to LR 9.6.13 R (1) to (6) and that Alan does not currently hold any shares in the Company.
Derek Mapp, Chairman of Mitie, said:
"I am delighted to welcome Alan to the Board of Mitie. Alan's knowledge of Interserve Facilities Management's business, the acquisition of which we completed on 30th November, will be invaluable".
Alan Lovell, said:
"I am pleased to be joining Mitie, at this exciting time, as it integrates Interserve Facilities Management's business into the Mitie Group".
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Notes for editors
Founded in 1987, Mitie is one of the UK's leading facilities management (FM) and professional services companies. We offer a range of services to Central Government and Defence, Communities (Hospitals, PFI schools and Local Authorities); and Technical Services (Engineering Services, Energy, Water and Real Estate Services) and Business Services (Security, Cleaning and Office Services) to Private Sector clients in Financial Services, Manufacturing, Transport, Retail and Telecoms; and Specialist Services (Care & Custody, Landscapes and Waste Management).
Mitie, which acquired Interserve's FM business in December 2020, employs 77,500 people and is the champion of the 'Front-Line Heroes' who have kept Britain running during the COVID-19 pandemic. We take care of our customers' people and buildings, by delivering essential services and deploying industry leading technology to create safe and effective workspaces.
The business continues to execute its technology-led strategy and in the past six months has received multiple awards.
Find out more at www.mitie.com.