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Tuesday 29 March, 2022


Board Changes

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29 March 2022

29 March 2022

Mitie Group plc

LEI number: 213800MTCLTKEHWZMJ03


Mitie Group plc - Board Changes


Mitie Group plc ('Mitie') today announces the appointment of two new Non-Executive Directors.  Chet Patel and Salma Shah will join the Board and the Remuneration Committee with effect from 1 April 2022 with Chet also joining the Audit Committee and Salma the Social Value & Responsible Business Committee.  Mary Reilley will step down from the Remuneration Committee on the 1 April 2022.


Chet Patel has more than 15 years' commercial experience at BT Group currently as Chief Commercial Officer & Managing Director, Americas, BT Global.  With a background in business-to-business service environment, promoting sales and growth strategies along with his expertise in business technology and cyber security Chet will further strengthen the commercial expertise on the Mitie Board.


Salma Shah brings a long career working in public policy and public affairs with a mix of experience working inside government and as an external advisor.  She is currently a Partner at Portland Communications advising clients on public policy and public affairs communications.  Between 2014 and 2019 Salma held Special Advisor roles in Government including at the Home Office.  Prior to this Salma worked as a journalist in Broadcast media.


Derek Mapp, Chairman, commented: "We are delighted to welcome Chet and Salma to the Board.  Chet's commercial expertise in the B2B service environment promoting sales and growth strategies will strengthen the diverse mix of skills and experience on the Board whilst Salma will bring additional public sector expertise reflecting Mitie's increased public sector focus."


There is no other information to be disclosed pursuant to LR9.6.13R in respect of either Chet Patel or Salma Shah's appointment.



For further information, contact:

Fiona Lawrence

Group IR Director

M: +44 (0)7808 727 500

E: [email protected]


Lucy Bielby

Media Relations Manager

M: +44 (0)7341 073 454

E: [email protected]

Richard Mountain

FTI Consulting

M: +44 (0)7909 684 466



About Mitie

Founded in 1987, Mitie's job is to look after places where Britain works and is the leading facilities management company in the UK. We offer a range of services to Central Government and Defence customers; Communities (Healthcare, Education and Local Authorities); and Technical Services (Engineering Services, Energy, Water and Real Estate Services) and Business Services (Security, Cleaning and Office Services) to Private Sector clients in Financial Services, Manufacturing, Transport, Retail and Telecoms and increasingly to the public sector. Finally, our Specialist Services (Care & Custody, Landscapes and Waste Management) division serves both the public and private sector in these niche businesses.


Mitie acquired Interserve's FM business in December 2020 and now employs 75,000 people. We are the champion of the 'Front-Line Heroes' who have kept Britain working during the COVID-19 pandemic. We take care of our customers' people and buildings, through the 'Science of Service', delivering essential services and deploying industry leading technology to create safe and effective workspaces.


The business continues to execute its technology-led strategy and in the past six months has received multiple awards .


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