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Monday 10 May, 2010

Capita Group PLC

Appointment of Non-Executive Director

Appointment of Non-Executive Director

The Capita Group Plc ("Capita") announces the appointment of Paul Bowtell as an
Independent Non-Executive Director, with effect from 28 June 2010.

Paul Bowtell joined the Board of Tui Travel PLC on 28 June 2007 as Chief
Financial Officer. He was appointed to the Board of First Choice Holidays PLC
in September 2004 and was previously the Finance Director of British Gas, a
subsidiary of Centrica plc, where he had been since January 2002. Prior to
that, he was with W H Smith plc where he held a number of corporate centre
roles becoming the Finance Director of the UK retail business.

He is an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and
Wales. In November 2007 Paul was appointed a Non-Executive Director of SThree

Paul will be appointed to the Nomination, Remuneration and Audit Committees on
appointment and will become Chairman of the Audit Committee on 1 August 2010.
The Board considers Paul to be independent.

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

"Paul Bowtell's appointment further strengthens our Board. Having been Finance
Director of a number of companies, Paul brings additional financial expertise
and a depth of commercial experience from working across a number of different
industry sectors. We welcome him to the Board and look forward to his
contribution to the team. "

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: 0207 654 2152  or 0870 2400 488  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.

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