Company Announcements

Confirmation of Board Change

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Watkin Jones plc
12 November 2021



For immediate release

12 November 2021



Watkin Jones plc

('Watkin Jones' or the 'Group')


Confirmation of Board Change


Watkin Jones plc (AIM:WJG) confirms that, following a successful transition, Sarah Sergeant has assumed the role of Chief Financial Officer with effect from 12 November 2021. Sarah joined the Board on 6 October 2021 as Chief Financial Officer Designate.


Phil Byrom stepped down from the Board on 11 November 2021.


Richard Simpson, Chief Executive Officer of Watkin Jones said:

"On behalf of the Board I would like to thank Phil for his hard work and wise counsel as CFO of the business for almost 20 years. Phil has been an invaluable member of the team and we wish him well in his retirement."


For further information:

Watkin Jones plc


Richard Simpson, Chief Executive Officer

Tel: +44 (0) 20 3617 4453




Peel Hunt LLP (Nominated Adviser & Joint Corporate Broker)


Tel: +44 (0) 20 7418 8900

Mike Bell / Ed Allsopp




Jefferies Hoare Govett (Joint Corporate Broker)


Tel: +44 (0) 20 7029 8000

Max Jones / Will Soutar

Media enquiries:



Henry Harrison-Topham / Kim Looringh-van Beeck

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7466 5000




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