Versarien Appoints Diane Savory As New Non-executive Chairman

U.K.-based Versarien plc,(VRS) an engineering materials company, on Wednesday announced the appointment of Diane Savory as its new Non-executive Chairman with effect from 1 January. She would be replacing James Stewart CBE who would be retiring on 31 December.

Diane Savory has, until recently, served as Chair at GFirst LEP (Gloucestershire). She is a member of the Retail Sector Council at the Department of Business, Enterprise, Innovation and Skills. She has worked at Superdry Plc for a total of 22 years, including as a main board director, during which time it grew from an SME to a London Stock Exchange Main Market listed company.

James Stewart who was appointed to the Board in June 2020 would continue to assist Versarien with its global expansion plans through his advisory firm Menlo Partners LLP.

Versarien closed Tuesday's trading at 29.58 pounds, up 0.43 pounds or 1.46 percent from previous close.

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