02 November 2021

Appointment of Non-executive Director

James Fisher & Sons plc ("James Fisher") announces today that Kash Pandya will join the Board as an independent non-executive director with effect from 1 November 2021.

Kash is currently CEO of Helios Towers plc ("HTWS"), a FTSE 250 company, a post from which he will step down at its AGM in April 2022. He will then assume the role of non-executive Deputy Chairman for HTWS from that point.

Prior to joining HTWS in 2015, Kash spent eight years on the board of Aggreko plc, with responsibility for managing its European and International businesses. Kash previously worked for various engineering and manufacturing companies in a number of senior roles, including Jaguar, General Electric Company, Ford Motor Company, Novar plc (then Caradon) plc, APW Limited and Johnston Group.

 Angus Cockburn, Chairman, commented:

"I am delighted that Kash has agreed to join the Board of James Fisher. His considerable experience in leading international manufacturing and service businesses will strengthen the Board further."

There is no other information to be disclosed under paragraph 9.6.13R of the Listing Rules.

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