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Appointment of new Non-executive Director


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Appointment of a new Non-executive Director

PZ Cussons plc (“PZ Cussons” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that John Nicolson joined the Board as a Non-executive Director on 1 May 2016.

John has significant experience of global consumer goods businesses, having held a number of senior positions in the FMCG sector, including Regional President and Executive Committee member of Heineken NV and Executive Board Director for international markets at Scottish & Newcastle. He has significant marketing experience and has operated in a wide variety of different markets in Asia, Europe and the Americas. He is presently the Non-executive Chairman of A G Barr plc, the soft drinks manufacturer, and a Non-executive Director of Stocks Spirits Group plc and North American Breweries Inc.

Richard Harvey, Chairman of PZ Cussons, said:

'We are delighted to announce John’s appointment. He brings with him a wealth of marketing and general commercial experience, in both developed and developing markets, and he is a valuable addition to our Board.”

There are no further details in respect of John Nicolson requiring disclosure under Listing Rules 9.6.13(2) to 9.6.13(6) inclusive.

For further information contact:
PZ Cussons Plc 
Brandon Leigh - Chief Financial Officer 0161 435 1016

Instinctif Partners 
Tim Linacre 020 7457 2020

Notes to editors:
PZ Cussons Plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange with a market capitalisation of c. £1.4bn. The Group operates across Europe, Asia-Pacific and Africa with leading brands in Personal Care, Homecare, Electrical Goods and Food and Nutrition.

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