Big Yellow Hires Sustainability Consultant Hailes As Non-Exec Director

(Alliance News) - Big Yellow Group PLC said Thursday it hired sustainability consultant Julia ...

Alliance News 28 November, 2019 | 6:01PM
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(Alliance News) - Big Yellow Group PLC said Thursday it hired sustainability consultant Julia Hailes as non-executive director of the self-storage property firm from the start of March

Hailes is an expert on sustainability issues and has co-written nine books on environmental issues and co-founded think tank SustainAbility.

"We recognise that businesses will come under increasing scrutiny in this area, from all stakeholders and that more needs to be achieved, which is why we've recruited Julia to join our board," Big Yellow said in a statement.

"We are delighted to welcome Julia to the board," Chair Nicholas Vetch said. "Julia's appointment builds on our objective of introducing board members with different and diverse experience and perspectives. I am confident that Julia will add significant value to the board and the company."

Shares in Big Yellow closed 1.0% higher at 1,133.00 pence in London on Thursday.

By Ahren Lester; ahrenlester@alliancenews.com

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