Company Announcements

Non-Executive Director Appointment

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Big Yellow Group PLC
02 February 2021

2 February 2021


Big Yellow Group PLC

("Big Yellow" or "the Company")


Non-Executive Director Appointment


Big Yellow Group PLC is pleased to announce the appointment of Heather Savory as a Non-Executive Director with effect from 1 March 2021.


Heather was Vice President of Engineering and Operations for 3Dlabs, a high-tech start-up delivering the world's first semiconductor 3D-graphics accelerators for consumer devices and moved on into leadership and advisory roles for high-tech UK SMEs.   Heather then worked in various senior government roles including as Director General for Data Capability at the Office for National Statistics which she modernised through a cross-organisation digital, data and workforce transformation.  She was also co-Chair of the United Nations Global Working Group on Big Data, developing innovative global data solutions to assist with the measurement and delivery of the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.


A graduate of Loughborough University and London Business School, Heather also serves as Non-Executive Director of the UK House of Lords Information Authority and on several Not-for-profit Advisory Boards.


Heather will Chair the Company's Sustainability Committee and serve on the Company's Audit, Remuneration and Nomination Committees.


Aside from the information set out in the announcement above, no further information is required to be disclosed pursuant to Listing Rule 9.6.13R.


Nicholas Vetch, Executive Chairman commented:


"We are delighted to welcome Heather to the Board. The complexities of running listed companies have materially increased over the last few years and the inclusion of Non-Executive Board members who have diverse experiences and skills is essential - Heather has all of those things.  We look forward to seeing the results of her leadership of our all-important Sustainability Committee."





Nicholas Vetch, Executive Chairman

James Gibson, Chief Executive Officer

John Trotman, Chief Financial Officer

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