Incorporated in England and Wales
Registration number: 03110569
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Computacenter plc (the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Pauline Campbell to the Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director with effect from Monday 16 August 2021.
Minnow Powell has informed the Company that he will retire from the Board with effect from 30 September 2021, following a handover to his successor and the release of the Company's 2021 Interim Results.
Pauline will join the Audit Committee as Audit Chair-elect and will also serve as a member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committees. Pauline will assume the duties of Audit Chair following Minnow's retirement.
Pauline Campbell is a recently retired PricewaterhouseCoopers ('PwC') Audit Partner who brings over 30 years of experience in the profession. She has worked internationally across a broad range of sectors including IT services and support services amongst many others. Pauline also served on the Governance Board of the UK firm including the Public Interest Body and the equivalent body at PwC's Global Network, so brings a wealth of governance experience.
The Chairman of Computacenter, Peter Ryan, commented:
"I would like to thank Minnow for his time on the Board where, as Audit Committee Chairman, he has worked to lift the performance of the Company in matters of compliance, financial reporting and governance. He has also been a valued Independent Non-Executive Director, offering his wide-ranging, thoughtful contributions to the performance and strategy of the Company."
"I am pleased to welcome Pauline to our Board. Her extensive career in the audit profession, with a broad portfolio of external clients across a range of relevant sectors and geographies, coupled with her comprehensive experience within PricewaterhouseCoopers, leaves her well placed to be an asset to our Board and the Company. Pauline's recent and relevant financial experience within the audit profession complements the skills and backgrounds of our other Board members and will enable the Board to continue to navigate the strengthening regulatory environment, in which the Company operates, as it continues to grow in complexity."
This announcement is made pursuant to Listing Rule 9.6.11. In accordance with LR 9.6.13R of the Listing Rules, Computacenter confirms that there is no information to be disclosed in terms of LR 9.6.13R (2) to LR 9.6.13R (6) inclusive in respect of Pauline Campbell.
Mike Norris, Chief Executive
Tony Conophy, Finance Director
James Macey White / Matt Low
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