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Wednesday 08 August, 2007


Directorate Change

08 August 2007

                  ITV plc appoints two non-executive directors

August 8, 2007 - ITV plc has appointed Agnes Touraine and Heather Killen as
non-executive directors, effective immediately.

Agnes Touraine founded her own consultancy, Act III, in 2003 which advises
executives on strategies to re-start profitable growth. She also currently
serves on the Board of Cable & Wireless plc and, prior to its acquisition by
Travelocity, served on the board of

She was Chairman and CEO of Vivendi Publishing Universal between 2001 and 2003.
In this time she grew the business significantly, both through acquisition and
by expanding the global distribution network.  It became the third largest
publisher worldwide, generating revenues of $4.7 billion in 2003.  Prior to
this, she was holding senior executives positions at Havas and Lagardere Group
after having started her career at Mckinsey as a consultant and manager.

Heather Killen is co-Founder and a Partner in Hemisphere Capital, a private
equity and corporate finance advisory boutique.  At Yahoo!, the online
information portal, she was the European Managing Director and then Senior Vice
President International Operations. She played a key role in Yahoo!'s
international expansion throughout the late 1990s, establishing it in 22
countries, before leaving in 2001.  A print journalist by background, Heather
has spent all her career in media-related roles.

Michael Grade, executive chairman of ITV said: 'I'm delighted to welcome Agnes
and Heather to ITV.  We are committed progressively to introduce new members to
our Board, and these talented and very successful individuals bring extensive
and relevant experience in digital and new media which will be of great benefit
to ITV as we position the Company for growth in the digital age.'


For further information please contact:

ITV plc
Tel: 0844 88 18000

Press enquiries
Brigitte Trafford                     Group Communications Director
Jim Godfrey                           Director of Corporate Affairs

Analysts' enquiries
James Tibbitts                        Company Secretary
Georgina Blackburn                    Head of Investor Relations

Tulchan Communications Group
Tel:  020 7353 4200

Andrew Grant
Susanna Voyle

Notes to Editors:

Agnes Touraine

Education                 MBA; Columbia Business School
                          Law Degree Sorbonne; Institut d'Etudes Politiques Paris

Current Boards
2005 - date               Cable & Wireless plc
                          Non-executive Director
Previous Boards
2003 - 2005      plc
                          Non-executive Director
Experience Summary
2003 - date               Act III Consultants
                          Management Consultancy firm
                          Founder and -President
2001 - 2003               Vivendi Universal
                          Chairman and Chief Executive Vivendi Universal Publishing
2000 - 2001               Havas
                          Chairman and Chief Executive
1998 - 2000               Havas Interactive
                          Executive Vice President Consumer Products
1995 - 1998               CEP Communications
                          Chairman and Chief Executive, Liris Interactive
1985 - 1995               Hachette - part of the Lagardere group
                          Senior Vice President Strategy to- Consumer Publishing Division
1981 - 1985               McKinsey & Co.
                          Consultant to Project Manager

Heather Killen

Education                  MBA, Columbia Business School
                           BA, French, University of Queensland

Current Boards
2006 - date                Tersus Energy plc
                           Investing in Asian Renewables Bioenergy and Energy Controls
                           Non-executive Director

Experience Summary
2002 - date                Hemisphere Capital LLP
                           Private equity and corporate finance advisory firm
                           Co-founder and Partner

1996 - 2001                Yahoo! Inc.
1999 - 2001                Senior Vice President, International Operations, Santa Clara
1998 - 1999                Vice President, International, Santa Clara
1996 - 1997                Managing Director, European Operations, London

1992 - 1996                Ziff-Davis Publishing Company
1993 - 1996                Director, European Online Services, Paris
1992 - 1993                Director, New Business Development, New York

1989 - 1992                Salomon Brothers, Inc
                           Associate, Media and Telecommunications Group, New York

1988                       The News Corporation Ltd
                           Associate to Director of Corporate Communications, New York

1985 - 1987                The Australian Financial Review
                           Staff Journalist, Sydney

1984 - 1985                Local Government and Shire Associations of New South Wales
                           Assistant Editor, The Local Government Bulletin, Sydney

ITV confirms that no disclosure is necessary in respect of Agnes Touraine and
Heather Killen as required by Listing Rule 9.6.13 other than to note the
directorships listed above.

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