Business Post Group PLC
30 March 2004
BUSINESS POST GROUP PLC
Business Post, one of the UK's leading express delivery companies, announces the
appointment of Philip Stephens as a non-executive Director from 1 April 2004 and
the retirement of Richard Saville as a non-executive Director from 31 May 2004.
Philip Stephens, aged 61, was involved in corporate finance and corporate
broking for more than 35 years until his retirement in 2002. From 1998 to 2002
he was Joint Head of Corporate Finance at Williams de Broe, having previously
been at UBS, where he was managing director responsible for UK Corporate
He is currently non-executive Chairman of Invesco Geared Opportunities Trust plc
and of Oakdene Homes plc and a non-executive Director of Advent 2 VCT plc.
From 1998 to February 2004, he was a non-executive Director of Eurodis Electron
Group plc, from 1999 to 2002 non-executive Chairman of Sterling Financial Print
Limited and in 2001 non-executive Chairman of GT Japan Investment Trust plc.
In relation to Philip Stephens, other than as noted above, there is no
information which should require disclosure under paragraphs 6.F2 (b) to 6.F.2
(g) of The Listing Rules of the UK Listing Authority.
Richard Saville has notified the Board of his wish to retire as a non-executive
Director with effect from 31 May 2004 so as to permit him to spend more time on
his executive appointment, which started in December 2003, as Finance Director
of Craegmoor Healthcare Limited.
The Business Post Board would like to thank Richard Saville for his contribution
as a non-executive Director since October 1998.
Business Post Group plc
Paul Carvell (Chief Executive) 0121-335 1111
Peter Fitzwilliam (Finance Director) 01753-706 070
Bankside Consultants Limited
Charles Ponsonby 020-7444 4166
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