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Great Portland Ests. (GPOR)


Tuesday 25 January, 2022

Great Portland Ests.

Directorate Change

RNS Number : 5921Z
Great Portland Estates PLC
25 January 2022

25 January 2022

Great Portland Estates plc (the "Company" or "GPE")

GPE appoints Non-Executive Director

The Company announces that Emma Woods will join the Board as a Non-Executive Director with effect from 1 February 2022 and will become a member of the Audit, Remuneration and Nomination Committees from that date.

Emma is currently a Non-Executive Director, Senior Independent Director and Chair of the Remuneration Committee of The Gym Group plc, Chair of Tortilla Mexican Grill plc and an Advisory Board Member of the Wagamama Brand Board. Emma was Chief Executive Officer at Wagamama between 2018 and 2021 and previously held senior marketing roles at Merlin Entertainments, Pizza Express and Unilever.

Commenting on the appointment, GPE Chairman Richard Mully said:

"I am delighted to be welcoming Emma to the Board. Emma brings extensive operational, customer service, digital and marketing experience, which will be hugely valuable to the development of our strategy as we position GPE to further enhance delivery on our customers' needs. The Board and I very much look forward to working with Emma over the coming years."

There are no additional matters that would require disclosure under LR 9.6.13 R in respect of Emma Woods.


Great Portland Estates plc
Richard Mully  +44 (0)20 7647 3000

James Murgatroyd  +44 (0)20 7251 3801

Gordon Simpson 


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