Glanbia appoints Martin Keane as Chairman of its Board of Directors alongside Jer Doheny as new Non-Executive Director

– IRELAND, Kilkenny – Glanbia plc (LSE:GLB), the global nutrition group, has today appointed Martin Keane as Chairman in place of Henry Corbally. In accordance with previous agreements with Glanbia Co-operative Society Limited, the appointment of a Glanbia Co-op nominee to the chair may continue in effect until no later than 30 June 2020. Patrick Murphy has been appointed to the position of Vice Chairman in place of Martin Keane.

Concurrent with the changes to Glanbia Co-op’s nominee to the chair, Jer Doheny has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director and Tom Grant and Patsy Ahern have retired as Non-Executive Directors of Glanbia plc. This reduces the number of Glanbia Co-op Nominee Directors on the Board of Glanbia plc from ten to eight members for the years 2018 and 2019. This reflects the revised Board governance arrangements described in the circular which was sent by Glanbia plc to its shareholders on 28 April 2017 and approved at the Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) of Glanbia plc held on 22 May 2017. These are described below and were agreed in writing between Glanbia plc and Glanbia Co-op in 2017.

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