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Wednesday 14 April, 2010

Capita Group PLC

Capita announces new Non-Executive Director


The Capita Group Plc


Appointment of Non-Executive Director

The Capita Group Plc ("Capita") announces the appointment of Dr Nigel Wilson as
a Non-Executive Director, with effect from 12 May 2010.

Nigel Wilson is Group Chief Financial Officer of Legal & General Group Plc,
appointed in September 2009. Prior to joining Legal & General, Nigel was Chief
Financial Officer of United Business Media Limited since 2001 and was
appointed as Deputy Chief Executive in 2008. Nigel is Senior Non-Executive
Director of Halfords Group plc. Previous appointments include Managing Director
of Viridian Capital plc, Group Finance Director at Waste Management
International plc, Chief Executive, Corporate, Guinness Peat Aviation (G.P.A.),
Head of Corporate Finance and Group Commercial Director of Dixons Group plc,
Managing Director of Stanhope Properties plc and a Consultant at McKinsey &
Co. Nigel has a PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 

Nigel will be appointed as Senior Independent Director and to the Nomination,
Remuneration and Audit Committees on appointment.

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

"Nigel's appointment represents a significant addition to our Board and we look
forward to his contribution to the team. His breadth of experience will further
strengthen the Board as we continue to focus on continued operational
excellence and the profitable growth of Capita." 

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


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For further information please contact:

The Capita Group Plc
Paul Pindar, Chief Executive
Shona Nichols, Corporate Communications Director
Tel: 020 7799 1525
                  
Media enquiries:

Capita press office
Tel: 020 7654 2152  or 020 76542399  out of hours


Notes to Editors:

The Capita Group Plc is the UK's leading provider of BPO and integrated
professional support service solutions. With 36,800 people at more than 250
sites, including 60 business centres across the UK, Ireland, the Channel
Islands and India, the Group uses its expertise, infrastructure and scale
benefits to transform its clients' services, driving down costs and adding
value. Capita is quoted on the London Stock Exchange (CPI.L), and is a
constituent of the FTSE100 with revenues for 2009 of £2,687 million.

Further information on Capita can be found at: http://www.capita.co.uk