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Havelock Europa PLC (HVE)

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Thursday 02 September, 2010

Havelock Europa PLC

Directorate Change

RNS Number : 0570S
Havelock Europa PLC
02 September 2010






The Board of Havelock Europa PLC, the AIM quoted retail and educational interiors and point of sale printing group, is pleased to announce the appointment of Eric Prescott as a Director and Chief Executive Officer with effect from Monday 6 September 2010.


Eric Prescott is a former UK President and Managing Director of rail group Alstom Transport and former Managing Director of Balfour Beatty Rail infrastructure services.  His most recent position was Chief Executive of Leonard Cheshire Disability.


He takes over from David Hurcomb, who was appointed interim CEO in March following the departure of Hew Balfour.  David Hurcomb will resign as a Director on 17 September 2010.


Malcolm Gourlay, Chairman, said: "The Board is delighted to welcome Eric Prescott as CEO and we look forward to working with him to take the business forward.  We would also like to thank David Hurcomb for his contribution in leading the company as interim CEO over the summer."




Havelock Europa

01383 820044

Malcolm Gourlay, Chairman

Grant Findlay, Finance Director

Cardew Group

020 7930 0777

Robert Ballantyne

Shan Shan Willenbrock

Sophie Leigh-Pemberton



The following information is disclosed in relation to Schedule Two paragraph (g) of the AIM Rules:


Eric Andrew Prescott (aged 53) has been a director of the following companies during the last 5 years:


Non-executive director, British Waterways

Chairman, this-tel Ltd

Non-executive chairman, LogiKal Ltd (resigned 31 July 2010)

Leonard Cheshire Trading (resigned 17 May 2010)

Alstom Ltd (resigned 31 May 2007)

Alstom Transport Ltd (resigned 31 May 2007)

Alstom UK Holdings Ltd (resigned 31 May 2007)

Alstom Power Ltd (resigned 31 May 2007)

Alstom Defined Contribution Pension Trustee Ltd (resigned 8 May 2007)


Notes to editors:


Havelock Europa plc is an AIM quoted retail and educational interiors and point of sale printing group, headquartered at Dalgety Bay, Fife.  The group's customers are mainly large businesses, such as PFI consortia, local authorities, construction companies, financial institutions, major retailers, department stores and branded companies.


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