REG - AMEC PLC - Directorate Change

Fri Sep 21, 2012 2:00am EDT

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21 September 2012



21 September 2012


AMEC appoints new board director and announces new company secretary


AMEC plc, the international engineering and project management company, today 
announces that Linda Adamany will be joining the board as a non-executive director on 1 October 2012.


Linda Adamany has been a non-executive director at National Grid since 2006. She previously held various executive roles for BP in both the UK and the US, including Chief Executive of BP Shipping and Group Vice President and Commercial Director, BP Refining and Marketing, and until August2007, was Group Vice President, BP plc. Linda is a qualified accountant and US citizen.


AMEC Chairman, John Connolly said: "Linda brings more than 30 years' experience of the global energy sector and significant knowledge of the operations of AMEC's major customers.


"I am confident she will make a valuable contribution to board discussion and so help shape AMEC's growth going forward."  


Separately, Alison Yapp will be joining AMEC as General Counsel and Company Secretary on 1 December 2012.  


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Enquiries to:

AMEC plc:

+ 44 (0)20 7539 5800

Samir Brikho, Chief Executive

Ian McHoul, Chief Financial Officer

Sue Scholes, Director of Communications

Nicola-Jane Brooks, Investor Relations



Brunswick Group LLP  - Mike Harrison

+ 44 (0)20 7404 5959

                                       David Litterick



Notes to editors:

Linda Adamany

Linda Adamany is currently a Non-executive Director of National Grid plc and a member of their audit, nominations and safety, environment and health committees.

A qualified accountant (CPA) with a BSc, Business Administration from John Carroll University, Ohio, she has undertaken post-graduate study at Harvard, Cambridge and Tsinghua universities.



Career history 

2006 - to date

Non-executive Director, National Grid plc

1980 - 2007

BP plc

2005 - 2007

Group Vice President, Commercial Director and Business Support, BP Refining and Marketing

2002 - 2005

Executive Assistant to the Group Chief Executive

1999 - 2002

Chief Executive of BP Shipping

1980 - 1999

Various roles in UK and US, including Standard Oil of Ohio

Pre 1980

Trained at KPMG, then worked for Syntec Corporation and SRI


Alison Yapp

Alison Yapp is currently Company Secretary and General Legal Counsel at Hays plc. She qualified as a solicitor in 1990 and has around 20 years' experience as a lawyer in industry.

 AMEC plc

AMEC (LSE: AMEC) is a focused supplier of consultancy, engineering and project management services to its customers in the world's oil and gas, minerals and metals, clean energy, environment and infrastructure markets. With annual revenues of some £3.3 billion, AMEC designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets and employs over 29,000 people in around 40 countries worldwide. See



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