DCC appoints Dr Emma FitzGerald to its Board as Non-Executive Director

– IRELAND, Dublin – DCC plc (LSE:DCC, OTC:DCCPF), the international sales, marketing, distribution and business support services group, announces that Dr. Emma FitzGerald has been appointed as a non-executive Director with immediate effect. Dr. FitzGerald has also been appointed to the Remuneration Committee.

Dr. FitzGerald is an executive director of Severn Trent plc since April 2016, with responsibility for Wholesale operations. She was previously CEO of Gas Distribution at National Grid plc (2013 to 2015). Prior to joining National Grid, she had a 20-year career with Royal Dutch Shell plc, where she held a variety of general management, strategic and technical roles in China, Asia and Europe. These included the positions of Vice President Global Retail Network, Shell International and Managing Director, Shell China/Hong Kong Lubricants.

Until December 2015, she was a non-executive director of Alent plc (2012 to 2015), formerly Cookson Group plc (2011 to 2012).

The Board of DCC has been informed by Ms. Róisín Brennan, non-executive Director and member of the Remuneration Committee, of her decision to retire from the Board with immediate effect after 11 years of service.

The Chairman of DCC plc, John Moloney, said today: “I would like to welcome Emma to the Board. Her relevant technical, strategic and commercial experience as well as her previous non-executive director roles make her a tremendous addition to the Board.

I would like to thank Róisín Brennan for her outstanding and valuable contribution to the Board during her 11-year tenure as a Director, during which time the Group underwent significant change and development. I would like to wish her well in her future endeavours.”

About DCC plc

DCC plc is an international sales, marketing, distribution and business support services group headquartered in Dublin with operations in Britain, Continental Europe and Ireland. DCC has four divisions – DCC Energy, DCC Healthcare, DCC Technology and DCC Environmental. In its last financial year ended 31 March 2016, DCC generated revenue of £10.6 billion and operating profit of £300 million and currently employs approximately 10,500 people in 15 countries. DCC’s shares are listed on the London Stock Exchange and are included in the FTSE All-Share Index and the FTSE 100 Index.

For more information : http://www.dcc.ie

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