Plastics Capital plc (AIM: PLA) the niche plastics products manufacturer, is pleased to announce the appointment of Keith Oliver Butler-Wheelhouse, 64, as Non-Executive Director of the Company with effect from 18 January 2011.
From 1996-2008, Keith was CEO at Smiths Group plc and has held senior management positions at Saab Automobile, Delta Motor Corporation, General Motors South Africa and Ford Motor Company. Keith is currently the Non-Executive Chairman of Niu Solutions, the experts in IT and telecoms solutions and has previously held Non-Executive directorships at Sainsbury’s plc, Atlas Copco AB, Delta Motor Corporation ZA and General Motors Europe.
Faisal Rahmatallah, Chairman of Plastics Capital, commented:
“We welcome Keith to the Board of Plastics Capital. He has invested considerable time in getting to know our Group and his experience in the strategic development of advanced manufacturing businesses will be a great asset. We are delighted that he has decided to join our Board and we look forward to the contribution he will make to the Group’s development.”
The following disclosures are being made under Schedule 2(g) of the AIM Rules following Keith’s appointment to the Board of Plastics Capital. Mr. Keith Oliver Butler-Wheelhouse is or has been a Director of the following companies during the past five years.
· Nui Solutions plc Non-Executive Director
· Smiths Group plc Executive Director
· Sainsbury’s plc Non-Executive Director/Chairman of Remuneration Committee
No further information is required to be disclosed under Schedule 2(g) of the AIM Rules for Companies