United Utilities appoints new Executive Director

United Utilities appoints new Executive Director


United Utilities Group PLC announces the appointment of Steve Fraser to the board as Chief Operating Officer with effect from 1 August 2017.


Steve has been a director of United Utilities Water Limited, the licensed water and sewerage undertaker under the Water Industry Act 1991 and Managing Director of United Utilities Water’s wholesale business, since 2013.


United Utilities’ Chairman, Dr John McAdam said: “Steve has significantly improved operational performance in the wholesale business of United Utilities Water and taken it into an industry leading position. Before that, he held other senior management positions in the group. We are delighted that he will be joining the board as an executive director.”


There are no further details to disclose under paragraph 9.6.13 (2) to (6) of the Listing Rules in relation to Steve Fraser.


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United Utilities contacts:
Simon Gardiner, Company Secretary
+44 (0) 1925 237071
Rob Lee, Head of Investor Relations
+44 (0) 1925 237033


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Classification – Directorate change


United Utilities Group's ordinary shares trade on the London Stock Exchange and its ADRs, each equal to two ordinary shares, trade over the counter under the Trading Symbol "UUGRY".