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CFO Moves UK - week ending 1 February 2013

Tracking CFO Movement Across the United Kingdom.

CFO Moves in the UK this week include:

Travis Perkins Plc announced that Tony Buffin, the Company’s new Group Finance Director, will be joining the company on 8 April 2013.

Probability plc announced that Qurban Hussain has been appointed as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer. He will join Probability on 2 April 2013. Qurban was previously Head of Commercial Finance at Betfair plc. Prior to this, he spent nearly three years with William Hill in a number of finance roles,

Imperial Tobacco Group PLC announced that Finance Director Bob Dyrbus has informed the Board of his intention to retire and that he will remain in post during the process to appoint his successor.

Ricardo plc announced that Paula Bell has given notice of her intention to resign from the Board and as Group Finance Director in order to join John Menzies plc as Group Finance Director. Paula Bell

John Menzies PLC has announced that Paula Bell will join the company as finance director once she has agreed a leaving date with her current employer, Ricardo. Bell has been hired to replace finance chief Paul Dollman. Her career to date has included senior positions at AWG, Rolls Royce and airport operator BAA, where she was finance and property director for Gatwick.

Safestore Holdings plc announced that its Chief Financial Officer, Richard Hodsden, has indicated his intention to step down from the Board and leave the Company. Richard will be succeeded by Andy Jones, currently Director of Group Finance at Worldpay Limited. His previous roles prior to joining Worldpay include Director of Finance and Investor Relations at TUI Travel plc and CFO for North America at Virgin Entertainment Group. It is expected that Andy’s appointment as CFO will commence on or before 30 July 2013.

PHS Group has appointed Simon Woods as CFO. He was previously the interim finance director at Centrica-held utility company British Gas. Before that Woods was finance director with the waste collection business of Biffa, earlier having been its group financial controller. Woods also served as the finance director for Reliance Security Services for five years, and held a number of other senior finance roles after qualifying with KPMG.

Dechra Pharmaceuticals Plc has named Anne-Francoise Nesmes as chief financial officer, who would join the Group and the board on April 22, 2013. Anne-Francoise joins from GlaxoSmithKline where she has worked since 1997, and had held a number of finance roles, currently as Senior Vice-President, Finance, of Vaccines based in Belgium. Prior to joining GSK Anne-Francoise had finance roles with John Crane, Tetra Pak, ADP and Caterpillar UK.

Wm Morrison Supermarkets Plc announced that Richard Pennycook, Group Finance Director, is to be appointed as a non-executive director of Thomas Cook Group Plc, with effect from 1 April 2013.

Thomas Cook Group plc announced that Richard Pennycook will join the Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director with effect from 1 April 2013. Since 2005 he has been Group Finance Director at Wm. Morrison Supermarkets Plc, and announced in June 2012 that he would be stepping down in mid 2013 following an appropriate transition of his responsibilities to his successor. His prior roles included Group Finance Director at RAC Plc, HP Bulmer Holdings plc, Laura Ashley plc and JD Wetherspoon Plc; and Chief Executive of Welcome Break Holdings plc. Richard is currently also Senior Independent Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Persimmon Plc and a non-executive Director of The Hut Group Limited.

Pochin’s PLC is pleased to announce the appointment of Nigel Rawlings as Group Finance Director. He was formerly Chief Financial Officer and Chief Executive of Assura Group Limited and was formerly a Non Executive Director of Stobart Group Limited.

Sportech PLC announced the appointment of Cliff Baty as Chief Financial Officer to Sportech. Cliff joins from Ladbrokes plc, where he is currently Finance Director of both its International businesses and Corporate Development. Prior to this, he was Finance Director of its eGaming business. Cliff has been with Ladbrokes for 7 years and prior to that was Group Financial Controller of Hilton Group plc. Cliff will join the Board of Sportech and assume the role of Chief Financial Officer on 13 May 2013. As previously stated in our announcement on 15 November 2012, Steve Cunliffe, the current Finance Director, will be leaving the company on 6 March 2013.

office2office plc announced that Mark Cunningham, Finance Director, resigned from the Board. It is expected that Mark will continue to support the Board until his successor has been appointed.

Mardi 12 Février 2013