24 January 2018
Michelmersh Brick Holdings Plc
(the "Company" or "Michelmersh" or the "Group")
Michelmersh Brick Holdings Plc (AIM:MBH), the specialist brick manufacturer, is pleased to announce the appointment of Stephen Bellamy as Non-Executive Director of the Company with effect from 1 February 2018. Mr Bellamy is a New Zealand qualified chartered accountant.
Stephen Bellamy, aged 58, has extensive experience, as both an executive and a non-executive director, in building and advising businesses on their strategic direction and growth plans. Mr Bellamy is currently a Non-Executive Director of Advanced Medical Solutions Group plc (an AIM quoted surgical and advanced wound care specialist company) and Chairman of Becrypt Ltd (data security and protection technology) and Concirrus Ltd (insurance technology), and a founding partner of Accretion Capital LLP (technology fund management and advice). Mr Bellamy was also formerly Chief Operating Officer and Finance Director of Sherwood International plc and an Executive Director of Brierley Investments' London operations and Chairman of Benefex Holdings Limited.
Martin Warner, Chairman of Michelmersh, said: "We are delighted to have Stephen on board. The Board was keen to bring new experience and knowledge to the Company and Stephen was the stand out candidate. He brings with him first-hand experience of growing businesses, as well as a strong financial background. His participation will be very helpful as the Company seeks to focus on profitable growth."
Save as set out above there is no further information required to be disclosed pursuant to Schedule Two, paragraph (g) of the AIM rules.
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For further enquiries, please contact:
Michelmersh Brick Holdings Plc
Frank Hanna, Joint CEO
Stephen Morgan, Finance Director
01825 430 412
Cenkos Securities plc
Bobbie Hilliam (NOMAD)
020 7397 8900
Yellow Jersey PR
07747 788 221
07555 159 808
About Michelmersh Brick Holdings PLC:
Michelmersh Brick Holdings PLC is a business with six market leading brands: Blockleys, Carlton, Charnwood, Freshfield Lane, Michelmersh and Hathern Terra Cotta. These divisions operate within a fully integrated business combining the manufacture of clay bricks, tiles and pavers. The Group also includes a landfill operator, New Acres Limited, and seeks to develop future landfill and development opportunities on ancillary land assets.
Established in 1997, the Company has grown through acquisition and organic growth into a profitable and asset rich business, producing over 100 million clay bricks, tiles and pavers per annum. Michelmersh currently owns most of the UK's premium manufacturing brands and is a leading specification brick and clay paving manufacturer.
Michelmersh strives to be a well invested, long term, sustainable, environmentally responsible business. Opportunity, training and security for all employees, whilst meeting the needs of stakeholders are at the forefront of everything we do. We aim to lead the way in producing some of Britain's premium clay products and enhancing our environment by adding value to the architectural landscape for generations to come.
We are Michelmersh Brick Holdings PLC: we are "Britain's Brick Specialist".
Please visit the Group's websites at: www.mbhplc.co.uk and www.bimbricks.com