Grafton Group has appointed Paul Hampden Smith as a non-executive director. He joins the audit & risk and nomination committees of the board.
Hampden Smith was group finance director of Travis Perkins plc from 1996 until his retirement from the position in February 2013. He joined the Travis Perkins Group in 1988 and held a number of senior financial positions.
Hampden Smith is a highly experienced finance professional with 25 years of senior-level management experience in the UK merchanting industry.
He is also non-executive director, chairman of the audit committee and member of the nomination and remuneration committees of Bellway plc, Pendragon plc and Clipper Logistics plc, and was previously a non-executive director of Redrow plc and DX Services plc.