Andrew Wyllie named independent non-executive director at Persimmon

Persimmon has announced the appointment of Andrew Wyllie CBE to its board as an independent non-executive director.

Andrew Wyllie named independent non-executive director at Persimmon

Andrew Wyllie CBE

Most recently chief executive of Costain Group Plc for a period of 14 years, until his retirement in 2019, Mr Wylie will also join the board’s audit and nomination committees when he joins with effect from 4 January 2021.

An experienced construction sector executive, he was previously managing director of Taylor Woodrow Construction and a member of the group executive committee at Taylor Woodrow Plc.

Mr Wylie currently serves as a non-executive director on the boards of Yorkshire Water and BMT Group Ltd, an engineering, science and technology consultancy. He was previously a non-executive director of Scottish Water and president of the Institution of Civil Engineers.

Roger Devlin, chairman of Persimmon, said: “Andrew has a long and successful track record within the construction industry and will bring highly relevant sector experience to the Persimmon board. His industry knowledge and perspective will be a valuable addition to the board as Persimmon continues to build a sustainable business in every sense. I am pleased to welcome Andrew to the board.” 

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