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Thursday 27 January, 2022

Workspace Grp PLC

Directorate Changes

RNS Number : 7512Z
Workspace Group PLC
27 January 2022
 

27 January 2022

 

WORKSPACE® GROUP PLC  

Directorate Changes

Workspace Group PLC (the "Company") today announces that Chris Girling has informed the Board of his intention to step down as a Non-Executive Director of the Company with effect from 7 February 2022 having served nine years on the Board of the Company.

The Board thanks Chris for his significant contribution to the Company during his tenure, in particular his service as Senior Independent Director since July 2014 and Chair of the Company's Audit Committee from July 2014 to July 2021.

The Board is pleased to announce that, following Chris's departure, Rosie Shapland will be appointed as the Company's Senior Independent Director with effect from 7 February 2022.

The Board is also pleased to announce the appointments of Manju Malhotra and Nick Mackenzie as Non-Executive Directors of the Company, both effective 26 January 2022. Manju and Nick will both join the Company's Audit and Nominations Committees.

Manju is CEO at Harvey Nichols, having joined the business in 1998 and progressing through various roles, including CFO and co-COO, before her appointment as CEO. She is also a Non-Executive Director at London & Partners, an international trade and investment agency for London.

Nick was appointed CEO at Greene King in May 2019, having previously held senior roles in the real estate and leisure industry. He was also a Non-Executive Director at Daniel Thwaites PLC from November 2016 until April 2019.

Commenting on the retirement and appointments, Stephen Hubbard, Chairman of Workspace, said:

"We wish Chris well for the future and thank him for the significant insight and support he has provided to the Board over the last nine years.We are delighted that Manju and Nick have joined Workspace's Board. Manju brings extensive experience in customer-focus, strategy, operations, finance and technology from her varied roles at Harvey Nichols, while Nick brings significant expertise in strategy, real estate and business development from his roles in the real estate and leisure industries. I look forward to working with both Manju and Nick as we continue to deliver the Company's strategy

This disclosure has been made pursuant to Listing Rule 9.6.11. There is no further information which is to be disclosed under Listing Rule 9.6.13.

 

-ENDS-  

 

 

For media and investor enquiries, please contact:

 

Workspace Group PLC 

Clare Marland, Head of Corporate Communications                                        020 7138 3300

 

Finsbury Glover Hering

Guy Lamming                                                                                                    020 7251 3801

Chris Ryall 

 

 

Notes to Editors

 

About Workspace Group PLC:

 

Established in 1987, and listed on the London Stock Exchange since 1993, Workspace owns and manages some 4 million sq. ft. of business space in London. We are home to London's brightest businesses, including fast growing and established brands across a wide range of sectors. Workspace is geared towards helping businesses perform at their very best. We provide inspiring, flexible work spaces in dynamic London locations.

 

Workspace (WKP) is a FTSE 250 listed Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) and a member of the European Public Real Estate Association (EPRA).

 

Workspace® is a registered trademark of Workspace Group Plc, London, UK.

 

LEI: 2138003GUZRFIN3UT430

 

For more information on Workspace, please visit www.workspace.co.uk

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