Capita Group PLC
13 December 2004
THE CAPITA GROUP PLC
Capita Appoints Additional Non Executive Director
The Capita Group Plc ('Capita') announces that it has appointed Martina King as
a Non Executive Director, with effect from 1 January 2005.
Martina joins Capita from an illustrious career with Yahoo! where she became the
first Managing Director of Yahoo! UK and Ireland in 1999 and was then promoted
in 2003 to become Managing Director for Europe. She successfully led the London
based team through the initial dot.com bubble, the dot.com collapse and then
into a position of sustainable growth.
Previously Martina held a broad range of sales and general management positions
in both print and broadcast media, including six years at Capital Radio as Sales
Director and Managing Director of the London stations and an extensive period in
Sales at the Observer newspaper and The Guardian.
Martina is also a Non Executive Director of Johnston Press Plc, Board Director
of the Trading Board of the Prince's Trust, the President's Committee of London
First and Council Member of the Marketing Group of Great Britain. She brings a
wealth of industry knowledge to the business.
Martina King commented,
'I am delighted to be joining the Board of such a successful, innovative and
interesting company. With a career steeped in sales and marketing and having had
the opportunity to play a key role in managing the challenges of fast expanding
businesses, I hope to provide a valuable contribution to Capita and its
shareholders. I am looking forward immensely to working alongside my fellow Non
Executive Directors and the strong executive team at Capita.'
Rod Aldridge, Executive Chairman of The Capita Group Plc, commented,
'Martina's appointment, with her broad knowledge and extensive experience of
management, sales and marketing, as well as her well deserved reputation,
represents a significant addition to our Group Board. We are delighted that she
is joining us at a time when our expansion into the private sector is
accelerating and our public sector market is extremely buoyant. Her contribution
to the continued, successful growth of Capita will be invaluable.'
For further information please contact:
The Capita Group Plc: 020 7799 1525
Rod Aldridge, Executive Chairman
Paul Pindar, Chief Executive
Shona Nichols, Group Marketing Director
Capita Press: Office 0870 2400 488
Notes to Editors:
The Capita Group Plc is the UK's leading provider of integrated professional
support service solutions. The Group's service capabilities encompass customer
services, financial services, human resource services, software services,
systems and strategic support and property services delivered to both public
sector and private organisations. With over 22,000 employees at more than 200
offices across the UK and Ireland, Capita is quoted on the London Stock Exchange
(CPI.L), and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 with revenues for 2003 of £1,081
In 2004, The Capita Group Plc was named Best BPO Outsourcing Services Provider
at the inaugural National Outsourcing Association Awards (NOA). In April 2003
Capita was named Company of the Year in the Royal Bank of Scotland Sunday Times
Further information on The Capita Group Plc can be found at: www.capita.co.uk.
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