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Tuesday 04 October, 2005


Directorate Change

04 October 2005

                                    ITV plc

                                                                  4 October 2005
                     Appointment of non-executive director

ITV plc announces that Mike Clasper CBE will be appointed as a non-executive
director of the Company with effect from 3rd January 2006.   Mike Clasper is the
Chief Executive Officer of BAA plc and prior to 2001 was with Procter & Gamble
where he held senior positions in both marketing and operational management.

Sir Peter Burt, Chairman of ITV plc said:

'We are very pleased that Mike Clasper will be joining the Board of ITV.  His
experience both in running a major service based commercial operation and
previously in the FMCG industry will enable him to make a valuable contribution
to our Board.'

Mike Clasper said:

'I am delighted to be joining ITV as a non-executive director.  They have been
successfully developing their new digital television channels and broadening
their revenue base beyond ITV1.  The Board can help the executive management by
supporting that process going forward.'


ITV                                               Tel: 020 7620 1620
Brigitte Trafford - Communications Director

Citigate Dewe Rogerson                            Tel: 020 7638 9571
Simon Rigby

Notes to Editors:       Brief biographical details are set out below.

Date of Birth/Age       21 April 1953 (52)

Education               St John's College Cambridge; MA Engineering

Current Boards

2001 - date             BAA plc (Chief Executive Officer from 2003)

Current                 Fellow, Institute of Grocery Distribution
                        Member, Management Committee, HRH The Prince of 
                        Wales's Business and Environment Programme

Experience summary

1978 - 2001             Procter & Gamble:
                        President of Global Home Care, Brussels (1999 - 2001)
                        President of European Fabric and Homecare (1998 - 1999)
                        Regional Vice President (1995 - 1998)
                        Vice President and MD for UK/ Eire (1991 - 1995)
                        General Manager, Holland (1989 - 1991)
                        Advertising Director, UK (1985 - 1988)

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