RNS Number : 7407K
26 April 2010
26 April 2010
Appointment of Non-Executive Director
The Board of Minerva Plc ("Minerva" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Daniel Kitchen as a non-executive director with effect from 4th May 2010. This appointment comes following the Board's announcement of its intention to supplement its non-executive director membership in Minerva's latest Annual Report and Accounts.
Daniel was previously Deputy Chief Executive of Heron International Plc, one of Europe's leading property investment and development companies. He held this position for five years. Before his role at Heron International Plc, Daniel was Finance Director of Green Property Plc for eight years.
He is currently non - executive Chairman of Irish Nationwide Building Society, is a non-executive director of Kingspan Group plc and of LXB Retail Properties plc and is a member of the Irish Takeover Panel.
Oliver Whitehead, Chairman of Minerva plc, said:
"Danny is another excellent addition to the Board of Minerva. He has a fine track record in the property sector and his outstanding knowledge and experience of the real estate industry will benefit the company greatly in the future. Following Danny and Martin Pexton's appointment we now have a well balanced and strong Board for our future plans."
Daniel Kitchen commented:
"I am delighted to be joining Minerva at such an exciting time for the business. The Company has a very strong portfolio of developments under construction and high quality sites providing an attractive development pipeline and I am looking forward to helping the business realise its full potential."
There are no further details required to be disclosed pursuant to Listing Rule 9.6.13 in connection with Daniel Kitchen's appointment.
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