The Board of Tritax Big Box REIT plc (ticker: BBOX) (the
“Board”) announces that having served as a Non-Executive
Director of the Company since the IPO in December 2013,
Mark Shaw is to retire from the Board with effect from 1
February 2019. Mark will remain as Chairman and Partner
of the Tritax Group, the Company’s Manager.
The Board today also announces the appointment of
Alastair Hughes as a Non-Executive Director. Alastair will
take up the post on 1 February 2019 and will join the Audit,
Nomination and Management Engagement Committees.
Alastair is a Chartered Surveyor and has over 25 years of experience in the UK and international real
estate markets. He is a former director and Global Executive Board member of Jones Lang LaSalle Inc.
(“JLL”), having previously served as managing director of JLL in the UK, before becoming CEO for
Europe, Middle East and Africa and then most recently CEO for the Asia Pacific region. He retired from
JLL at the end of 2016.
Alastair is currently a non-executive director of The British Land Company PLC and of Schroder Real
Estate Investment Trust Ltd.
Sir Richard Jewson KCVO JP, Chairman of Tritax Big Box REIT plc, commented:
"On behalf of the Board, I would like to thank Mark for his significant and valuable contribution to the
creation and subsequent development of the Company over the last five years, during which time he
has helped oversee its successful growth and continuing progress. The entire Board remains grateful
for his expertise and guidance during this time.
I am delighted to welcome Alastair to the Board as a Non-Executive Director. He brings with him
invaluable experience and in-depth knowledge of the UK and international real estate markets, which
will further strengthen the Board. We very much looking forward to working with him.”
In accordance with the Listing Rules, there is no further information required to be disclosed pursuant
to LR9.6.13R and LR9.6.11R.