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Wednesday 09 October, 2002

Reuters Group PLC

Directorate Change

Reuters Group PLC
09 October 2002

9 October 2002       No 14/02


London - Reuters, the global information, news and technology group, today
announced that Niall FitzGerald (57), Joint Chairman and CEO of Unilever, will
join the Reuters Board as a non-executive director on 1 January 2003.

Reuters also announced the resignation, effective today, of Dennis Malamatinas
as a non-executive director.  He is leaving the Board to help develop Marfin
Bank, a private bank in Greece where he will be Co-CEO and a member of the

Sir Christopher Hogg, Reuters Chairman, said: "I am delighted that Niall will be
joining the Board which will benefit greatly from his skill and experience in
global business.  The Board warmly acknowledges the valuable contribution Dennis
has made since he joined the Board in January 2000, particularly his wise advice
on marketing issues.  We are sorry to lose him but we wish him well in his new



Peter Thomas, Tel + 44 (0) 20 7542 4890

e-mail: [email protected]

Note to Editors

Niall W A FitzGerald, KBE

There is nothing that is required to be disclosed pursuant to section 6F (2) b-g
of the Listing Rules of the UK Listing Authority.

List of present and past directorships:

Present                                     Past

Unilever PLC                           Prudential Corporation PLC

Unilever NV                             Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson

Merck & Co., Inc.                   Bank of Ireland Group


Niall FitzGerald has been Joint Chairman and CEO of Unilever since 1 September

Born on 13 September 1945, Niall FitzGerald studied at University College,
Dublin, where he graduated with a degree in commerce.  Thirty years with
Unilever have been spent in a variety of jobs and in several countries.  His
early career was on the Commercial and Financial side of the business.  In the
early 1980s he became CEO of Unilever's foods business in South Africa and
thereafter returned to London as Unilever Treasurer.

Niall FitzGerald joined the Boards of Unilever PLC and Unilever NV in 1987 and
has served respectively as Financial Director, Foods Director and Detergents
Director until his appointment as Vice Chairman and subsequently Chairman and
CEO in 1996.  During his Unilever career he has worked and lived in Ireland, the
Netherlands, South Africa, USA and the UK.

Outside Unilever, he is a non-executive director of Merck.  His other activities
include President of the Advertising Association, Vice Chairman of the
Conference Board, Trustee of The Leverhulme Trust, a Governor of the National
Institute of Economic and Social Research, a Council Member of  Co-operation
Ireland and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.  He also serves as a member
of the Trilateral Commission, the US Business Council, the EU-China Committee
and the Council of the World Economic Forum.  He is a member of various advisory
bodies, including the President of South Africa's International Investment
Advisory Council and the Shanghai Major's International Business Leaders'

His former appointments include: non-executive directorships of Ericsson, Bank
of Ireland and the Prudential Corporation, council member of the Association of
Corporate Treasurers, member of the Accounting Standards Review Committee,
member of the Finance and Industry Committee of the NEDC, and member of the
International Policy Council for Agriculture and Trade.

Niall FitzGerald has four children:  Tara - a journalist; Colin -events
marketing; Aaron - a student; and the most recent arrival, Gabriella (born in
April 2001).  His active interests include jazz and opera, collecting antique
furniture, paintings and Irish stamps.  He is a sports enthusiast with a
particular passion for Manchester United and Irish rugby.  He plays golf poorly
and runs slowly.

Niall FitzGerald, an Irish citizen, was awarded an honorary knighthood (KBE) in
the 2002 New Year's Honours.


Reuters ( is the leading global provider of financial
information, news and technology solutions to financial institutions, the media,
businesses and individuals.  Reuters strength is our unique ability to offer
customers a combination of content, technology and connectivity.  Our premier
position is founded on continuous technological innovation and a reputation for
speed, accuracy, integrity and impartiality.  We have over 19,000 staff in 97
countries, including some 2,500 editorial staff in 230 bureaux serving
approximately 150 countries, making it the world's largest international
multimedia news agency.  In 2001, Reuters had revenues of £3.9 billion.

Reuters and the sphere logo are the trademarks of the Reuters group of

This news release may be deemed to include forward-looking statements relating
to Reuters within the meaning of Section 27A of the US Securities Act of 1933
and Section 21E of the US Securities Exchange Act of 1934.  Certain important
factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those
disclosed in such forward-looking statements are described in Reuters Annual
Report and Form 20-F for the year to 31 December 2001 under the heading 'Risk
Factors'.  Copies of the Annual Report and Form 20-F are available on request
from Reuters Group PLC, 85 Fleet Street, London EC4P 4AJ.

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