Ashtead is committed to maintaining high standards of corporate governance. The Board recognises that good governance is essential in assisting the business to manage its risk, deliver its strategy, generate shareholder value and safeguard shareholders' long term interests. The company is compliant with the provisions of the UK Corporate Governance Code.

The Board

The Company's Board comprises the non-executive chairman, the chief executive, the finance director, the senior independent non-executive director and five other non-executive directors.