Securities Trust of Scotland
From: Securities Trust of Scotland plc
Date: 30 April 2021
Securities Trust of Scotland plc (the "Company")
Appointment of new Director
The Board is pleased to announce the appointment of Angus Cockburn as a Non-Executive Director of the Company with effect from 1 May 2021.
After six years as Group Chief Financial Officer of Serco Group plc, Angus stepped down from the Serco Board in April 2021. Angus is a chartered accountant with considerable experience gained in a variety of sectors. He has an MBA from the IMD Business School in Switzerland, is an Honorary Professor at the University of Edinburgh and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland.
Prior to joining Serco Group plc in 2014 Angus held roles as Chief Financial Officer and Interim Chief Executive of Aggreko plc, Managing Director of Pringle of Scotland and held senior finance positions at PepsiCo Inc including Regional Finance Director for Central Europe. He was also a Non-Executive Director of Howdens Joinery Group plc and Senior Independent Director of GKN plc. Angus is currently Senior Independent Director and Chair of the Audit Committee of Ashtead Group plc and a Non-Executive Director of The Edrington Group Limited. He will also become Chairman of James Fisher and Sons Limited with effect from 1 May 2021.
There are no other details or disclosures required under LR 9.6.13R of the Financial Conduct Authority Listing Rules.
John Evans, Chairman, commented "I am delighted that Angus is joining our Board. He has a wealth of industry experience and will bring a valuable perspective to Board discussions. My colleagues and I very much look forward to working with him."
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