Chemring Group PLC announced the appointment of Alpna Amar as an independent non-executive director. She will join the Board with immediate effect. Alpna (age 43) is currently Corporate Development Director of Kier Group plc and has been a member of Kier Group's Executive Committee since May 2021.

A qualified Chartered Accountant, Alpna has over 22 years of corporate, operational and commercial finance, strategy, M&A and investor relations experience in both corporate and consulting positions. Prior to Kier Group she held senior investor relations and corporate development roles at global automotive suppliers, TI Fluid Systems plc and International Automotive Components Group SA. Alpna is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales and has a degree in Economics and Politics from Lancaster University.

Upon joining the Board, Alpna Amar will become a member of the Audit and Nomination Committees.