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Tuesday 08 February, 2005


Non Executive appointment

08 February 2005

ITV plc announces the appointment of two non-executive directors

ITV plc announces the appointment of Sir Robert Phillis and Baroness Usha
Prashar CBE as non-executive directors on 7th February 2005.

Bob Phillis is Chief Executive of Guardian Media Group plc, Chairman of All3
Media Ltd, President of the Royal Television Society and a Life Fellow,
previously Vice Chairman International, of the US National Academy of Television
Arts and Sciences.

Baroness Prashar is First Civil Service Commissioner, Chancellor of De Montfort
University, a trustee of a number of charitable organisations and Chairman of
the Royal Commonwealth Society.

Sir Peter Burt, ITV's Chairman said:

'We're delighted to have attracted two non-executive directors of such high
calibre who together bring a wealth of relevant media and Government experience.
They will make a significant contribution as we grow our business.'



ITV                                               Tel: 020 7620 1620
Brigitte Trafford - Communications Director

Citigate Dewe Rogerson                            Tel: 020 7638 9571
Simon Rigby
Anthony Kennaway

Notes to Editors:      Brief biographical details are attached.

Sir Robert Phillis

Date of Birth/Age      3 December 1945 (59)

Education              B.A. Industrial Economics, Nottingham University

Current Boards

1997 - date            Guardian Media Group plc

                       A diverse media organisation, with interests in national 
                       newspapers (The Guardian, Observer and 
             , regional newspapers, radio, 
                       magazines and internet business. It is wholly owned
                       by the Scott Trust.

                       Turnover £635m (year ended March 2004)

                       Chief Executive

2004 - date            All3 Media Ltd

2004 - date            Royal Television Society
                       President (previously Vice-President 1994 - 2004)

To date                US National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
                       Life Fellow (previously Vice Chairman International, 

Previous Boards

1999 - 2002            Jazz FM plc
                       Non-executive Director

1987 - 1991            Carlton Communications plc
                       Group Managing Director

1981 - 1987            Central Independent Television
                       Managing Director

Experience Summary

1994 - 1997            BBC Worldwide
                       Chief Executive

1993 - 1994            BBC Enterprises Ltd

1993 - 1997            British Broadcasting Corporation
                       Deputy Director General

1991 - 1993            Independent Television News
                       Chief Executive

Baroness Usha Prashar CBE

Date of Birth/Age      29 June 1948 (56)

Education              BA Politics, Leeds University
                       Diploma in Social Administration, Glasgow University

Current Boards

2000 - date            First Civil Service Commissioner

1996 - date            De Montfort University

2001 - date            Chancellor

1996 - 2001            Governor


Commitments            BBC World Service Trust - Trustee (since 2002)

                       House of Lords and House of Commons Joint Committee on 
                       Human Rights - Member
                       Royal Commonwealth Society - Chairman

Previous Boards

2001 - 2004            Unite Group plc

                       The development, holding and management of student and 
                       NHS key worker residential accommodation in the UK
                       Non-executive Director

1992 - 1999            Channel Four Television Corporation
                       Non-executive Director

Other Notable Positions held include:

2000 - 2005            National Literacy Trust -Chairman
1992 - 1997            Council Royal Holloway College London - Member
1990 - 1991            Patients' Association - Vice-President
1994 - 1997            Arts Council of Great Britain (also 1979- 81)
1987 - 1988            BBC Educational Broadcasting Council
1984 - 1986            Greater London Arts Association

                      This information is provided by RNS
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