Neil Fleming joins Rolls-Royce SMR Board
28th February 2023
Rolls-Royce SMR has today announced the appointment of Neil Fleming as a Director on its board representing Rolls-Royce PLC.
Neil took his place on the board on February 23 rd and will replace Ben Fidler who has resigned from the board after leaving Rolls-Royce.
Neil is the Rolls-Royce Group Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) Director, based in London. He leads a team based in the UK and Germany with oversight of all M&A activity (including acquisitions, divestments, and joint ventures) across the Group.
Neil joined Rolls-Royce on 1 October 2022 with nearly two decades of global experience in M&A, strategy and partnerships across multiple sectors including energy, infrastructure, and industrial technology. Neil has previously served on the board of directors for several companies in the UK and Europe.
Rolls-Royce SMR Chairman, Paul Stein, said: “I’d like to thank Ben for all his hard work, support and commitment and I wish him the very best of luck as he pursues new opportunities.
“We’re glad to have Neil representing Rolls-Royce on our board; his knowledge and experience will be a vital asset at such an exciting time.”
Neil Fleming added: “Rolls-Royce SMR has real potential and is central to the delivery of several of Rolls-Royce’s key objectives including net zero, supply security, UK economic contribution and exports. I’m delighted to be involved and look forward to helping move forward at pace.”
Dan Gould, Head of Communications
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