Travis Perkins PLC (TPK) - Construction Products Association Appointment RNS Number : 5993Q Travis Perkins PLC 08 November 2012 8 November 2012 Travis Perkins plc ("Travis Perkins" or "the Company") Geoff Cooper takes on role as Chairman of the Construction Products Association Travis Perkins announces that the Company's Chief Executive, Geoff Cooper, has been appointed by the board of the Construction Products Association ("the Association") as the organisation's new non-executive Chairman with effect from today. Mr Cooper has been a member of the Association's Industry Principals' Council for the last 7 years. The Construction Products Association provides considerable benefits to its members, such as Travis Perkins, through its economic and sector modelling, its leadership in creating a sustainable built environment, political engagement, industry communications. Travis Perkins welcomes the opportunity, through this appointment, to play a leading role in advancing the cause of the construction industry in the wider economy and with Government. The Association members include all of the largest construction products manufacturers and distributors as well as a wide range of other construction-related trade associations. Its members have a combined turnover in excess of £50 billion and represent around 4% of the UK's gross domestic product. Commenting on his appointment, Geoff Cooper, said: "It is a great privilege to become Chairman of one of the UK's leading trade associations. The Construction Products Association is rightly held in high esteem for the quality and accuracy of its research and forecasting. In terms of economic recovery, the construction industry is very much part of the solution and the Association's input to the debate about this country's future prosperity is key to policy stances that Government takes in the period ahead." - Ends - Enquiries: Geoff Cooper, Chief Executive Travis Perkins plc +44 (0)1604 683 222 David Bick/Mark Longson Square1 Consulting Limited +44 (0)20 7929 5599 This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock Exchange END MSCFSFFWWFESEEF -0- Nov/08/2012 07:00 GMT
Travis Perkins PLC TPK Construction Products Association Appointment
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