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Monday 29 March, 2010


Director/PDMR Shareholding

RNS Number : 3661J
29 March 2010

29 March 2010



ITV plc Deferred Share Award Plan (the "DSA")


Awards made under the DSA


On 26 March 2010 a number of directors and executives of the Company were granted awards over ordinary shares of the Company under the DSA. The awards were based on the achievement of performance targets in respect of the period from 1 January 2009 to 31 December 2009.


Directors of the Company received awards in the form of restricted shares as set out below, which, under the rules of the DSA will not vest until 31 December 2010 (50%) and 31 December 2011 (50%).



Number of Shares


John Cresswell


Ian Griffiths


Rupert Howell



PDMRs of the Company received awards in the form of restricted shares as set out below, which, under the rules of the DSA will not vest until 31 December 2010 (100%).



Number of Shares


Lee Bartlett


Andy Doyle


Carolyn Fairbairn


Peter Fincham


Andrew Garard



Award vesting under the DSA


Awards are granted over ordinary shares of ITV plc under the DSA based on the achievement of performance targets. On 26 March 2010 awards previously made in respect of the 2008 financial year were exercised by Peter Fincham, a PDMR of the Company.


On 26 March 2010 the Trustee sold sufficient shares at 59.5617p per share to satisfy income tax, national insurance liabilities and costs, and the balance have been retained by Mr Fincham. Details of the transaction are set out below:



Date nil cost option Awarded

Option exercised over shares

Shares sold for income tax, NICs & associated costs

Shares retained

Peter Fincham

24 April 2009






ITV Performance Share Plan (the "PSP")


On 26 March 2010 a number of directors and executives of the Company were granted nil-cost options over ITV plc ordinary shares under the PSP as follows:


Directors of the Company



Number of nil-cost options awarded


Ian Griffiths


Rupert Howell



PDMRs of the Company



Number of nil-cost options awarded


Lee Bartlett


Andy Doyle


Carolyn Fairbairn


Peter Fincham


Andrew Garard




The options will become exercisable on the third anniversary of the grant of the Award, subject to the achievement of performance conditions. 


75% of the Award may vest subject to the achievement of Total Shareholder Return "TSR" performance.


25% of the Award may vest subject to the achievement of strategic conditions.  


Any portion of the award that does not vest on the third anniversary of the grant of the Award will lapse.



For further enquiries please contact:


ITV plc

Tel: 020 7157 3000


Investor enquiries

Christy Swords

020 7157 6572 or 07881 505783

Pippa Foulds                

020 7157 6555 or 07778 031097

Media enquiries

Ruth Settle                   

020 7157 3707 or 07946 346698

Louise Evans    

020 7157 3710 or 07825 680994

Tulchan Communications

Andrew Grant / Susanna Voyle, Tulchan

020 7353 4200


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