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Macfarlane Group PLC (MACF)

Macfarlane Group PLC

Appointment of Non-Executive Director
RNS Number : 2017B
Macfarlane Group PLC
08 January 2018

Macfarlane Group PLC

08 January, 2018

Appointment of Non-Executive Director


The Board of Macfarlane Group PLC announces the appointment of James Baird as a non-executive director with effect from 8th January, 2018.


He has also been appointed as Chairman of Macfarlane Group's Audit Committee, succeeding Stuart Paterson who was appointed Chairman of the Group in September 2017.


James previously led the Scotland and Northern Ireland business of Deloitte, the global accountancy firm, before becoming Managing Partner of its Audit & Risk Advisory division and Chief Operating Officer in Switzerland. An experienced auditor and advisor who has worked with companies in the UK and Europe across a range of industries, he previously worked for PWC and Rutherford Manson Dowds. James is currently an Honorary Professor at Glasgow University's Adam Smith Business School and a member of the Strategy and Research Advisory Committee of the chartered accountancy professional body, ICAS.


Stuart Paterson, Chairman of Macfarlane Group, said: "I am confident that James's extensive experience in the UK and Europe will prove to be a significant asset for Macfarlane Group and, alongside my fellow board members, I welcome him to the Macfarlane Board."


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




Further enquiries:

Macfarlane Group

Tel: 0141 333 9666

Stuart Paterson                                Chairman

Spreng Thomson

Tel: 0141 548 5191

Callum Spreng

Mob: 07803 970103


Notes to Editors:

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

·     The company is headquartered in Glasgow, Scotland and has more than 60 years' experience in the UK packaging industry

·     Macfarlane Group's businesses are:

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

Labels designs and prints high quality self-adhesive and resealable labels, principally for FMCG companies

Packaging Design and Manufacture designs and produces protective packaging for high value, fragile products

·     Macfarlane Group employs over 850 people at 29 sites, principally in the UK, but also in Ireland and Sweden

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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