On 6th January 2005, EMI Group plc announced the appointment of Martin Stewart
as Chief Financial Officer and an Executive Director of the Company with effect
from 1st February 2005.
Further to that announcement and in compliance with paragraph 16.13 of the
Listing Rules, we advise that, under the EMI Executive Share Incentive Plan
(the "ESIP"), awards were made to Mr Stewart on 7th January 2005 (i.e. on the
date on which Mr Stewart commenced his employment with EMI Group plc), over EMI
Group plc Ordinary Shares of 14p each, as follows:
No. of Shares under Option Exercise price per share
This option may not be exercised earlier than three years, or later than 10
years, after the date of grant. Furthermore, the option may not ordinarily
then be exercised unless a certain performance condition, based on growth in
the Company's earnings per share, is achieved.
No. of Performance Shares Total amount to be paid on exercise of award
This performance share award may not be exercised earlier than three years, or
later than 42 months, after the award date. Furthermore, the performance
share award may not ordinarily then be exercised unless a performance
condition, based on the ranking of the Company's total shareholder return
performance compared with companies in the FTSE Mid-250 Index (excluding
investment trusts) as of the award date, is achieved.
None of the performance criteria relating to the option or performance shares
outlined above may be subjected to retesting.
We also advise that Mr Stewart was a director of British Sky Broadcasting Group
PLC until 4th August 2004 and of Michael Page International PLC until 7th
Other than the aforementioned companies and their subsidiaries, Mr Stewart is
not, and has not been during the last five years, a director of any other
companies. Apart from the foregoing, Mr Stewart has no other information to
disclose under Listing Rule 6.F.2.