Greggs plc ("the Company")
The Board of Greggs plc announces that it has appointed Mohamed Elsarky as an independent non-executive director, with effect from 21 June 2021, and that Peter McPhillips will retire as an independent non-executive director on 31 July 2021.
Mohamed is an experienced international food manufacturing executive, who has held senior positions in Kellogg, Danone, and Godiva Chocolatier. He is currently Executive Chairman of Artisan du Chocolat, and has previously held non-executive director positions including at Nomad Foods, a company listed on the New York Stock Exchange. Mohamed will join the Audit, Remuneration, and Nominations Committees on appointment.
Peter McPhillips joined the Greggs Board in March 2014, and has provided support to the Supply Chain team during the extensive operational changes that have taken place since then.
Ian Durant, Chair of Greggs, said "We are delighted that Mohamed has accepted our invitation to join the Board. He brings with him extensive international food manufacturing and supply chain experience gained within businesses owning significant consumer brands."
"We wish Peter well as he steps away from the Greggs board, and thank him for all of his support and commitment to the board and management team during a period of significant change."
Listing Rule 9.6.13R (1) to (6) Disclosure
There are no further matters required by paragraphs 9.6.13R (1) to (6) of the Listing Rules to be disclosed in relation to Mohamed Elsarky.
Roger Whiteside, Chief Executive
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