Travis Perkins PLC TPK Construction Products Association Appointment

  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."

                                      



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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



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