26 June 2000
Consequent upon Iceland's offer for Booker being declared unconditional in all
respects, as proposed in the Offer Document dated 26 May 2000, John Napier,
Steven Glew, Ewen Macpherson and Clare Spottiswoode have today resigned as
directors of Booker plc.
Malcolm Walker and Andrew Pritchard have been appointed executive directors of
the Company today as Chairman and Finance Director respectively.
Malcolm C. Walker CBE, Chairman 01244 830100
Stuart Rose, Chief Executive 020 7411 5500
Andrew Pritchard, Finance Director 01244 830100
Keith Hann 020 7796 4133