ITE Group PLC
28 June 2002
For Immediate Release 28 June 2002
ITE Group plc
Appointment of new Non-Executive Director
ITE Group plc ('ITE' or 'The Company'), the international exhibitions
specialist, today announces the appointment of Ross Stobie to the Board of
Directors as Non-Executive Director with immediate effect.
Mr Stobie, 51, has considerable experience and expertise in emerging markets,
particularly through his work for BG Group plc (formerly British Gas) over the
past six years. He joined BG specifically to run the Group's Russian
operations, where as President of BG Russia he had direct responsibility for all
the Group's substantial interests in that region. More recently he has held the
position of Chief Executive BG India. Prior to joining BG Group he held senior
positions at BHP and BP.
Mr Stobie currently holds no other Non-Executive Directorships. There is
nothing further to disclose in relation to his appointment under Rule 16.4 of
the Listing Rules of the UK Listing Authority.
Commenting on the new appointment, Iain Paterson, Chairman, said:
I would like to welcome Ross Stobie to the Board. His experience, particularly
in Russia, is ideally suited to our business and I am confident that he will be
a valuable member of our Board. '
Stephen Warshaw 020 7596 5000
ITE Group plc
David Simonson/Nicola Davidson 020 7606 1244
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