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Friday 06 October, 2006

Capita Group PLC

Directorate Change

Capita Group PLC
06 October 2006



                              THE CAPITA GROUP PLC

                     Appointment of Non Executive Director


The Capita Group Plc ('Capita') announces the appointment of Bill Grimsey as a
Non Executive Director, with effect from 9 October 2006.

Bill has held a number of high profile directorships and senior management
positions across the retail sector over the past 20 years. From 2001 to 2005,
Bill was Chief Executive of The Big Food Group. He was appointed to restructure
and refocus the Group following the acquisition of Booker in 2000.

Previously, from November 1996 to 2000, he was Chief Executive of Wickes Plc.
Following two years in senior management positions at Wickes' UK and South
African operations, Bill was appointed Chief Executive and was responsible for
the business strategy that facilitated the turnaround of the company.

Since leaving The Big Food Group, Bill has been working with private equity
organisations to secure investment in a range of projects.

Paul Pindar, Chief Executive of The Capita Group Plc, commented,

'Bill's appointment represents a significant addition to our Board. We are
delighted that he is joining at a time when we are experiencing strong growth
across both the private and public sectors. His contribution to the continued
success of Capita will be invaluable.'


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For further information please contact:

The Capita Group Plc

Paul Pindar, Chief Executive

Tel: 020 7799 1525

The Capita Group Press Office

Tel: 0870 2400 488

Notes to Editors:

The Company has no further information to be disclosed under paragraph 9.6.13 of
the UK Listing Authority Listing Rules

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 26,000 employees at more than 250
offices across the UK and Ireland, 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.

Further information on The Capita Group Plc can be found at: www.capita.co.uk



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