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Wednesday 28 February, 2001

Business Post Group

Appointment

Business Post Group PLC
28 February 2001



                           BUSINESS POST GROUP PLC

                                BOARD CHANGES

                               28 FEBRUARY 2001


Business Post Group plc, the express parcel and mail delivery company, today
announces the appointment to the Board of Paul Carvell as Chief Executive,
based at the Company's operational head office in Birmingham, with immediate
effect.


Mr Carvell (45) joins the Group from Christian Salvesen, where he was Managing
Director of the Industrial Division. Mr Carvell has considerable experience of
the industry, having previously held senior positions with Penske Logistics
Europe, United Transport (BET/Rentokil Initial), Beck & Pollitzer (TDG) and
TNT UK Limited.


Following the appointment of Mr Carvell as Chief Executive, Peter Kane will
move to Deputy Chairman. Michael Kane, who has been acting in an executive
capacity at the Group's operational head office in Birmingham on an interim
basis since July 2000, will be returning to a non-executive position with
effect from 1 April 2001.


Commenting on Mr Carvell's appointment, Peter Kane said : 'I am delighted to
announce the appointment of Paul Carvell as Chief Executive. His broad
commercial experience and his understanding of our industry make him the ideal
person to take Business Post forward.'


There are no further disclosures required under paragraph 16.4 of the Listing
Rules.



Enquiries :

Business Post Group plc                             Tel : 01753 706 070
Peter Kane, Deputy Chairman
Peter Fitzwilliam, Finance Director

Financial Dynamics                                  Tel : 020 7831 3113
Ben Foster, Tim Spratt



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