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Tuesday 10 December, 2019

Premier Foods plc

Directorate Change

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Premier Foods plc
10 December 2019









10 December 2019

Premier Foods plc (the "Company")

Appointment of Chief Financial Officer


Premier Foods plc is pleased to announce the appointment of Duncan Leggett as Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Duncan joins the Board following an executive search process and his appointment takes place with immediate effect.


Duncan joined Premier Foods in 2011, becoming a member of the Executive Leadership Team on his appointment as Acting CFO in August 2019. Prior to this, he was Director of Financial Control and Corporate Development, having previously held a number of senior roles within finance, including Group Financial Controller. Before joining the Company, Duncan spent nine years at KPMG working with clients across a variety of industries.


Alex Whitehouse, Chief Executive Officer, said:

"Duncan's extensive technical knowledge and experience of our business makes him an invaluable member of our Executive Leadership Team, so I am delighted to appoint him permanently as CFO and welcome him onto the Board. With this added business continuity, I look forward to continuing our work together as we increase our pace of delivery and ever sharpen our consumer, customer and operational focus."


Pursuant to LR 9.6.13, Duncan has not held directorships in any other publicly quoted companies in the previous five years. No further information is required to be disclosed with respect to LR 9.6.13.


This announcement contains inside information for the purposes of Article 7 of EU Regulation 596/2014.


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