Bunzl appoints Lloyd Pitchford to its Board as Non-Executive Director

– UK, London – Bunzl plc (LSE:BNZL), today announces that David Sleath, who has served as a non-executive director since September 2007, will retire from the Board at the conclusion of the Company’s Annual General Meeting on 19 April 2017. His independent advice and significant contribution to the Company’s success have been greatly appreciated and he leaves the Board with the Company’s thanks and best wishes.

The Company also announces that Lloyd Pitchford has been appointed as non-executive director with effect from 1 March 2017. Having previously held a number of senior finance positions with BG Group plc, latterly as Group Financial Controller, he subsequently joined Intertek Group plc, where he was Chief Financial Officer from 2010 until 2014, and is presently Chief Financial Officer of Experian plc. He has extensive international business experience which will be of great value to the Company as it continues to expand and develop.

Upon David Sleath’s retirement, Lloyd Pitchford will become Chairman of the Audit Committee and Vanda Murray will assume the role of Senior Independent Director.

For more information : http://www.bunzl.com

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