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Thursday 27 July, 2006

Capita Group PLC

Directorate Change

Capita Group PLC
27 July 2006




27 July 2006


          Appointment of Executive Director to the Capita Group Board



The Capita Group Plc ('Capita') is pleased to announce that with effect from
1 August 2006, Simon Pilling will join the Group Board as an executive director.
Simon is appointed Joint Chief Operating Officer alongside Paddy Doyle,
currently Group Operating Director. Simon and Paddy will jointly oversee the
Group's growing operations. Simon will additionally lead the development of
Capita's offshore operations.



Paul Pindar, Chief Executive of Capita, welcoming Simon Pilling to the Board
said, 'Simon has a wealth of operational, commercial and management experience
and has played a valuable role on Capita's Executive Management Board over the
past 4 years. He has been a driving force behind the establishment and
development of our offshore operations in India and has overseen the delivery of
many of our major contracts, including the successful launch and ongoing
operation of the London Congestion Charging Scheme. Simon has already made a
significant contribution to Capita and will be an asset to the Board as we
continue to grow and develop the Group. We all look forward to working with him
in his new role.'



Simon Pilling joined Capita in 1999 and has held a number of senior management
positions across the Group. He has been a member of Capita's Executive
Management Board for 4 years, heading first the Professional Services Division
and then the Integrated Services Division. Simon has operated at senior levels
in the IT and business process outsourcing industry for over 12 years and prior
to that in management consultancy. Simon joined Capita from Sema (now Atos
Origin).

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About Capita



The Capita Group Plc is the UK's leading provider of business process
outsourcing and professional support services. The Group's service capabilities
encompass administration and customer services, financial services, human
resource services, ICT and software services, property services, advisory
services, change management and business process re-engineering delivered to
both public sector and private organisations. With over 26,000 employees at more
than 250 offices across the UK, Ireland and India, Capita is quoted on the
London Stock Exchange (CPI.L), and is a constituent of the FTSE100 with revenues
for 2005 of £1,436 million.







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