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Macfarlane Group PLC (MACF)

Macfarlane Group PLC

Directorate Change
RNS Number : 2020Z
Macfarlane Group PLC
05 March 2013



The Board of Macfarlane Group PLC ("Macfarlane") is pleased to announce the appointment of Bob McLellan as a non-executive Director.  He will join the Board with effect from 5 March 2013.  Kevin Mellor will step down from the Board on conclusion of the Annual General Meeting on 7 May 2013 following nine years' service as a non-executive Director.


This appointment completes the re-shaping of the Board of Macfarlane.  Bob was Chief Executive of DS Smith Packaging UK until 2011, latterly as Deputy CEO Packaging (UK and Continental Europe).  He has spent many years working in the packaging sector, and is also currently Chairman of the Logson Group and a non-executive director of Swanline Print Limited.


Graeme Bissett, Chairman, today said:


"On behalf of the Board I would like to thank Kevin for the significant role he has played in the success of Macfarlane Group.  To complete the re-shaping of the Board I am delighted to welcome Bob McLellan as a new non-executive director.  Bob has rightly gained an impressive reputation and sector-wide respect over many years in the packaging industry and I am confident that Macfarlane Group will benefit greatly from his experience in the years ahead."


There are no other disclosures required under LR9.6.13 of the Listing Rules in relation to this appointment.


Further enquiries

Macfarlane Group

0141 333 9666

Graeme Bissett, Chairman

Spreng & Co.

Callum Spreng

0141 548 5191

07803 970103



Notes to Editors:

·      Macfarlane Group PLC is listed on the main London Stock Exchange (LSE: MACF) in the Industrials Sector.

·      The company has more than 60 years' experience in the UK packaging industry.

·      Macfarlane Group has three businesses:

Macfarlane Packaging is the leading UK distributor of a comprehensive range of protective packaging products.

Labels designs and prints high quality self-adhesive and re-sealable labels, principally for FMCG companies.

Packaging Design and Manufacturespecialises in designing and producing protective packaging for high value, fragile products.

·      Macfarlane Group is headquartered in Glasgow, Scotland, and employs over 700 people at 22 sites, principally in the UK and Ireland.

·      The company has 20,000+ customers in the UK, Europe and the USA providing 600,000+ lines to a wide range of industry sectors including: consumer goods; food manufacturing; logistics; internet retail; mail order; electronics; defence and aerospace.


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