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Macfarlane Group PLC (MACF)

Macfarlane Group PLC

Board Changes
RNS Number : 8692Y
Macfarlane Group PLC
28 August 2018




28 August 2018


Board Changes

The Board of Macfarlane Group PLC today announces the appointment of Andrea Dunstan as a non-executive director with effect from 1 September 2018.

Andrea has significant experience in the fields of performance management, organisational development, strategy and change management across several sectors, notably distribution and 3rd party logistics (3PL) services. She was most recently Chief People Officer at Premier Farnell PLC. She is also an Executive Council member of Salford University.

As previously announced, Macfarlane Group's Senior Independent Director, Mike Arrowsmith, had indicated his intention to step down from the Board of Directors. The Board now confirms that Mike will step down from the Board with effect from 31 August 2018.

Andrea will be appointed as Chair of Macfarlane Group's Remuneration Committee immediately, replacing Bob McLellan, who will be appointed as Senior Independent Director with effect from 1 September 2018.

Stuart Paterson, Chairman of Macfarlane Group, said: "I am pleased to welcome Andrea to the Board of Macfarlane Group. I know that her extensive and highly relevant experience will prove to be a significant asset for the business."

"On behalf of the Board, I would like to thank Mike for his dedicated service to Macfarlane Group over the last six years and for the contribution that he has made.  He has been a valued member of the Board and we wish him continued success in the future."

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 headquartered in Glasgow, Scotland, listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE: MACF) in the Industrials Sector 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 900 people at 31 sites, principally in the UK, but also in Ireland and Sweden

·      The company has 20,000+ customers in the UK, Europe and 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


Legal Entity Identifier (LEI):  213800LVRYDERSJAAZ73

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