Phil Swash assumes responsibility for GKN’s Driveline business with effect from 25 September 2015

REDDITCH, 31-7-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — GKN plc announces the following changes in Board and Executive Committee responsibilities in anticipation of Andrew Reynolds Smith’s resignation from the Board.

With effect from 25 September 2015, responsibility for GKN’s Driveline business will be assumed by Phil Swash (currently responsible for GKN’s Land Systems division). On the same date, Adam Walker, Group Finance Director, will assume responsibility for GKN Land Systems in addition to his current role.

Phil joined GKN Aerospace from Airbus in 2007 as CEO Aerostructures Europe and was appointed Chief Executive Land Systems in January 2014. Phil will remain a member of the GKN Executive Committee together with Kevin Cummings, Chief Executive GKN Aerospace, and Peter Oberparleiter, Chief Executive Powder Metallurgy. All will report directly to Nigel Stein, Chief Executive.

The executive composition of the Board with effect from 25 September 2015 will comprise Nigel Stein, Chief Executive, and Adam Walker, Group Finance Director and Chief Executive GKN Land Systems.

Enquiries:

Guy Stainer
Director, Investor Relations and External Communications
T: +44 (0)207 463 2382
M: +44 (0)7739 778 187
E: guy.stainer@gkn.com

Chris Fox
Group Communications Director
T: +44 (0)1527 53 3238
M: +44 (0)7920 540051
E: chris.fox@gkn.com

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Phil Swash assumes responsibility for GKN’s Driveline business with effect from 25 September 2015

Phil Swash assumes responsibility for GKN’s Driveline business with effect from 25 September 2015

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