Universe Group PLC
19 April 2000
UNIVERSE GROUP PLC ('the Company')
The Company is pleased to announce that George Brian Welham,
aged 61, has today, at the Company's Annual General Meeting,
been appointed non-executive director.
Mr. Welham brings with him a wealth of experience that will
complement the existing Board.
1. Mr Welham is currently a director of Financial Dynamics
2. Save as disclosed above, there are no other matters to
be disclosed under paragraph 16.8(e) of the AIM Rules.