Slough Estates plc announces that Dick Kingston will be retiring from the Board and the company on 31st December 2006, after 19 years of service with the company. Dick was appointed to the Board as Finance Director in April 1996. He stood down from this position on 31st December 2005, but continued as an Executive Director on the main Board where his responsibilities included acting as Chairman for the Continental European business during a key phase in its strategic development.
Ian Coull, Chief Executive of Slough Estates, said: "The Board is extremely grateful to Dick for his significant contribution to the business over so many years. Dick is warmly regarded by everyone who has worked with him and he is renowned for his professionalism and integrity."
Dick Kingston said: "It has been a great pleasure working at Slough Estates and helping to create the company as it is today. I thank my colleagues for all their help and support over the years and wish them the very best as they continue to develop the company throughout this particularly exciting phase."
Source: Slough Estates