Appointment of Non-Executive Director
31 March 2021
Biffa plc ('Biffa', 'the Group' or 'the Company') (LSE: BIFF), the UK's leading sustainable waste management business, is pleased to announce that Claire Miles has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director of the Company with effect from 1 April 2021. Claire will also be a member of the Remuneration Committee from that date.
Claire is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Yell, the UK digital marketing services business. Prior to this, Claire was managing director of Centrica Hive Limited as part of a nine-year career at Centrica holding various general management and operational positions, including managing director of HomeCare, where she gained significant experience in customer service, digital and business transformation. Claire previously held executive leadership roles at General Electric and Santander and was a non-executive director at Northgate plc for four and a half years and member of its Remuneration Committee before stepping down from the Board following its merger with Redde.
Ken Lever, Chairman, commented:
"I am delighted to welcome Claire to the Biffa Board. With a strong operational background and a wealth of digital and business transformation experience, Claire will be a valuable addition to the Board"
There is no further information to be disclosed for the purposes of Listing Rule 9.6.13.
Sarah Parsons, General Counsel & Company Secretary
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Biffa has been at the forefront of the UK's waste industry for over a hundred years, with operations that span the entire breadth of the waste management process including collection, recycling, treatment, disposal and energy generation. Our purpose is to change the way people think about waste. We help people see the opportunities that exist when we manage our waste in the right way. We understand the vital role we have to play in helping the UK to address the climate emergency and deliver sustainable growth. This involves an ambitious investment programme in green economy infrastructure and low carbon collections, alongside an ongoing commitment to sector leadership in the health, safety and wellbeing of our people. Biffa is a Great British company. It has been listed on the London Stock Exchange since October 2016 under the ticker "BIFF". In March 2020, Biffa entered the FTSE 250.
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