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Friday 23 January, 2009

Watford Leisure PLC

Directorate Change

RNS Number : 1147M
Watford Leisure PLC
23 January 2009
 



Watford Leisure plc

("Watford Leisure" or the "Company")


Directorate Change



Watford Leisure is pleased to announce the appointment of Giacomo ("Jimmy") Russo Vincenzo ("Vince")  RussoGraham Taylor and Professor Stuart Timperley as Non-Executive Directors of the Company with immediate effect.


Jimmy and Vince Russo are founders and directors of Valley Grown Salads, a supplier of fresh produce to high street supermarkets. They have previously held appointments on the board of Watford Leisure during the period from March 2004 to May 2007.


Graham Taylor was manager of the Club during the period from February 1996 to June 2001, and was a member of the board for a period during 1998.


Professor Stuart Timperley is a director of Stuart Timperley Associates, a company which provides corporate and strategic advice.


Andy WilsonChairman, commented:


"I have invited Jimmy and Vince Russo to re-join the Board. I have also asked Graham Taylor and Stuart Timperley to become Directors of the Company. I am pleased to say that all of them have accepted these invitations."


The following information is provided pursuant to paragraph (g) Schedule Two of the AIM rules:


Giacomo Russo (aged 53)


Current Directorships/Partnerships:


Past Directorships/Partnerships over the last 5 years:

Edom UK Limited

Watford Association Football Club Limited 

Equipment Limited

Watford Leisure plc

MVG Marketing Limited


Nature Choice


Simm Tronic Limited


South East County Salads


Valley Grown Nurseries Limited


Valley Grown Salads Limited


Valley Grown Salads Unlimited




Vincenzo Russo (aged 49)


Current Directorships/Partnerships:


Past Directorships/Partnerships over the last 5 years:

Edom UK Limited

Watford Association Football Club Limited 

Equipment Limited

Watford Catering Limited

MVG Marketing Limited

Watford Leisure plc

Nature Choice


Simm Tronic Limited


South East County Salads


Valley Grown Nurseries Limited


Valley Grown Salad Limited


Valley Grown Salads Unlimited




Graham Taylor (aged 64)


Current Directorships/Partnerships:


Past Directorships/Partnerships over the last 5 years:

None

None



Professor Stuart Read Timperley (aged 65)


Current Directorships/Partnerships:


Past Directorships/Partnerships over the last 5 years:

50 Harley Street Property Management Limited

None

Stuart Timperley Associates Ltd.



Stuart Timperley was a director of Hudson Place Investments Limited which was subject to a compulsory liquidation on 10 September 1991. The date of dissolution of the company was 10 August 2005.


Jimmy and Vince Russo jointly control Valley Grown Salads which holds 13,156,953 ordinary shares of 1 pence each in the Company.


Enquiries:


Watford Leisure

Andrew Wilson

Julian Winter


Tel: 01923 496000

Strand Partners Limited

Rory Murphy


Tel: 020 7409 3494



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