Greencore Group PLC
11 March 2002
GREENCORE GROUP PLC
CONTACT: MR. B.J. POWER TELEPHONE 353 1 605 1029
FAX 353 1 605 1104
BOARD APPOINTMENTS AT GREENCORE GROUP PLC
The Board of Greencore Group plc announced that today (11th March, 2002) it had
co-opted (i) its Group Strategy and Development Director, R. Neil Chalk (38) as
an executive director of the company and (ii) Edmond F. Sullivan (54) as a
non-executive director of the company.
Neil Chalk joined Hazlewood Foods plc in 1994 and held the positions of Group
Finance Director and Company Secretary before taking up his present position in
January, 2002 as part of Greencore's executive team.
Ned Sullivan was previously Group Managing Director of Glanbia plc. Prior to
that he held a number of senior positions with Grand Metropolitan plc in London
and Dublin. He is a Director of Anglo Irish Bank Corporation plc. He was first
Chairman of An Bord Bia (the Irish Food Board) having previously served on the
Board of CBF (the Irish Life Stock and Meat Board).
Other than Mr. Chalk's previous directorship of Hazlewood Foods plc and Mr.
Sullivan's previous directorship of Glanbia plc and his current directorship of
Anglo Irish Bank Corporation plc neither of them has held directorships in any
publicly quoted company at any time in the previous five years. Also, there are
no further disclosures to be made in respect of Mr. Chalk or Mr. Sullivan
pursuant to Section 6.F.2(b) to (g) of the Listing Rules.
Commenting on the co-options, Greencore's Chairman, Tony Barry said:
'These co-options are in line with the Board's plans to extend its size and
composition as outlined in my statement to shareholders in our Annual Report for
2001, and follows the decision of shareholders at the recent Annual General
Meeting to enlarge the size of the Board from ten to twelve. Both appointments
will bring extensive and valuable international food experience to the Board's
DIRECTOR & SECRETARY
GREENCORE GROUP PLC,
ST. STEPHEN'S GREEN HOUSE,
DUBLIN 2. 11th March, 2001.
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