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Retirement of Non-executive Chairman


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

PZ Cussons plc (“PZ Cussons” or the “Company”) today announces that Richard Harvey will retire as Non-executive Chairman of the Board on 31 December 2016 as part of his plans to retire to New Zealand.

The Company has begun the process of identifying a successor and will update the market later in the year.

Alex Kanellis, Group CEO of PZ Cussons, said:

“On behalf of my colleagues on the Board and across the whole business, I would like to thank Richard for the very significant contribution which he has made since his appointment in 2010. His support, enthusiasm and wise counsel have been tremendously valuable over that time. We look forward to continuing to work with him until his retirement in December and to announcing his successor in due course.”

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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