Galliford Try appoints Sally Boyle as Non-executive Director

Topic business

Date 26 Apr 2022

Galliford Try is pleased to announce the appointment of Sally Boyle as a Non-executive Director, with effect from 1 May 2022, when she will also become a member of the Audit, Remuneration and Nomination committees.

Sally qualified as a solicitor at Simmons and Simmons having studied Law at Cambridge University. With a background in private practice as an employment law specialist, she brings a wealth of experience to the role and is currently Non-executive Director of the Royal Air Force. Previous roles include Partner at Goldman Sachs having been Head of Human Capital Management for EMEA and International Head of Human Capital Management. Sally was on the Board of Goldman Sachs International, its Management Committee and co-chaired the EMEA Diversity and Inclusion Committee, whilst also sitting on the global Diversity Committee.

Peter Ventress, Chair of Galliford Try, commented: "I am delighted to welcome Sally to Galliford Try as a Non-executive Director.  Sally's appointment will further strengthen our independence and the experience of the Board as well as plan for the role of Chair of the Remuneration Committee. The Board looks forward to Sally establishing herself in the role and to benefiting from her extensive people experience. The Group intends that Sally will, following a period of 12 months’ transition, assume the role of Chair of the Remuneration Committee on the current Chair (Terry Miller) stepping down."

Sally’s appointment follows the recent appointment of Alison Wood, also as Non-executive Director, further strengthening the diversity of the Board of Galliford Try Holdings plc, which now comprises four females and four males.