Board changes
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Mears Group PLC
28 July 2020
 

28 July 2020

Mears Group PLC

("Mears")

 

Board changes

 

Mears Group PLC (LSE: MER), the provider of support services to the social housing and care sectors in the UK, announces the appointment of Claire Gibbard as an Employee Director with effect from today.

 

Claire has been employed by the Group since 2018 working as a Business Support Manager in Housing.

 

No further information is required to be disclosed pursuant to LR 9.6.13 R.

 

Commenting, Kieran Murphy, Chairman of Mears, said:

 

"I am delighted at the appointment of Claire Gibbard to the Board as our new Employee Director. The Board believes in the potential for improving the quality of decision-making through effective engagement with employees. This appointment will create another mechanism to help the Board to receive insight from and promote effective communication with our colleagues across the country."

 

For further information, contact:

 

Mears Group PLC

Ben Westran, Company Secretary                                                    Tel: +44(0)1452 634600

www.mearsgroup.co.uk

 

Notes for editors

 

Mears currently employs around 7,500 people and provides services in every region of the UK. In partnership with our Housing clients, we maintain, repair and upgrade the homes of hundreds of thousands of people in communities from remote rural villages to large inner-city estates. Mears has extended its activities to provide broader housing solutions to solve the challenge posed by the lack of affordable housing and to provide accommodation and support for the most vulnerable.

 

We focus on long-term outcomes for people rather than short-term solutions and invest in innovations that have a positive impact on people's quality of life and on their communities' social, economic and environmental wellbeing. Our innovative approaches and market leading positions are intended to create value for our customers and the people they serve while also driving sustainable financial returns for our providers of capital, especially our shareholders.

 


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