JUST GROUP PLC
KEITH NICHOLSON TO RETIRE AS SENIOR INDEPENDENT DIRECTOR OF JUST GROUP PLC
Just Group plc ("Just", the "Group"), today announces that Keith Nicholson has informed the Group Board of his intention to retire as Senior Independent Director of the Group and Chair of the Group Risk and Compliance Committee, with effect from close of business on 31 December 2021.
Immediately following Keith's retirement, Ian Cormack, Independent Non-Executive Director of the Group, will take over as Senior Independent Director, and Kalpana Shah, Independent Non-Executive Director of the Group, will take over as Chair of the Group Risk and Compliance Committee.
Keith was appointed as Senior Independent Director of Just in April 2016, having previously served as Senior Independent Director of Just Retirement Group plc from October 2013.
Keith Nicholson commented:
"Just is a purpose led business and it has been a privilege to serve on the Board. Navigating an IPO and merger were exciting times in the company's history but I shall remember most the focus of colleagues across the Group to innovate, disrupt markets, and provide outstanding service to our customers that make it the leading retirement specialist it is today."
John Hastings-Bass, Group Chair, commented:
"It has been a great pleasure to work alongside Keith. As Senior Independent Director Keith has provided wise counsel to me in the time I have been the Chair of the Board at Just Group. He has helped navigate the Group through a period of significant change and goes with the very best wishes of our Board."
In accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.11(3), Just is also pleased to announce that Paul Bishop, independent Non-Executive Director of the Company, has been appointed as a member of the Group Risk and Compliance Committee, and Michelle Cracknell, independent Non-Executive Director of the Company, has been appointed as a member of the Group Nomination Committee with effect from 31 December 2021.
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Investors / Analysts
Alistair Smith, Head of Investor Relations
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Paul Kelly, Investor Relations Manager
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Stephen Lowe, Group Communications Director
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JUST GROUP PLC
Bancroft Road, Reigate
Surrey RH2 7RP