Melrose Industries appoints Heather Lawrence and Victoria Jarman as Non-executive Directors


Melrose Industries Plc (LON:MRO) has announced the appointments of Heather Lawrence and Victoria Jarman to its Board as Non-executive Directors with effect from Tuesday 1 June 2021.

Heather originally qualified as a chartered accountant and subsequently spent well over a decade working in senior roles within corporate finance and investment banking, where she honed her experience across industrials and transportation businesses. Heather has a wealth of non-executive directorship experience, most recently as Non-executive Director and Audit Committee Chair of FlyBe Group plc. Heather is currently the managing director of a large European family office.

Victoria has a degree in Mechanical Engineering and is a qualified chartered accountant. Victoria spent over a decade working for Lazard in its corporate finance team where she held various senior roles including as Chief Operating Officer for its London and Middle East operations. Victoria has significant and extensive non-executive directorship experience, including as Audit Committee Chair and Senior Independent Director. Victoria is currently a Non-executive Director of Signature Aviation Plc, Great Portland Estates Plc and Entain Plc.

Justin Dowley, Chairman of Melrose Industries, said:

“We are delighted to welcome Heather and Victoria to the Board and know that they will be great assets to our already strong group of independent Non-executive Directors. We look forward to benefitting from their wealth of experience and believe they will make a significant contribution to Melrose as we seek to deliver further value for all our stakeholders.”

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