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Appointment of new Non-executive Director


Change to the Board of Directors
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.

Notice of the 2015 Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of PZ Cussons Plc is to be held at Manchester Business Park, 3500 Aviator Way, Manchester M22 5TG at 10.30am on Tuesday 22 September 2015.


Retirement of Non-executive Chairman

Change to the Board of Directors
Retirement of Non-executive Chairman


Directorate change Caroline Silver to succeed Richard Harvey as Chair of PZ Cussons

The Board of PZ Cussons Plc (“PZ Cussons” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Caroline Silver as Non-executive Chair of the Company. This will be effective from 1 January 2017 following the retirement of Richard Harvey.