JUST GROUP PLC
Just Group plc ("Just", the "Group") announces the appointment of Mary Phibbs as an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Group with effect from 5 January 2023. Mary will be a Member of the Audit Committees of the Group, Just Retirement Limited ("JRL") and Partnership Life Assurance Company Limited "PLACL"), Group Risk and Compliance Committee and the Group Remuneration Committee. Mary will also be appointed as a Director of JRL, PLACL, Just Retirement Money Limited ("JRML") and Partnership Home Loans Limited ("PHLL") on the same date.
Mary has considerable experience in the financial services industry, with a diverse career spanning risk management, finance, capital markets, treasury, and international business. She is an experienced non-executive director with substantial corporate governance knowledge and brings core audit experience as a qualified accountant. Mary is Chair of Virgin Money Unit Trust Managers Limited, and non-executive director and Chair of the Risk Committee of the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPP Investments).
The Group also announces that Paul Bishop, Independent Non-Executive Director, has informed the Group Board of his intention not to seek re-election at the Annual General Meeting ("2023 AGM") on 9 May 2023 and therefore will retire at the conclusion of the 2023 AGM.
Mary Phibbs will become Chair of the Group, JRL and PLACL Audit Committees with effect from 9 May 2023, subject to regulatory approval.
The Group also wishes to announce the following appointments and resignations:
Pursuant to Listing Rule 9.6.11, Michelle Cracknell is to be appointed as Chair of the subsidiary Boards JRML and PHLL with effect from 5 January 2023. John Hastings-Bass, Group Chair, and Michelle Cracknell have been appointed to the HUB Financial Solutions Limited ("HUB-FS") Board with effect from 5 January 2023.
Paul Bishop will retire from JRML and PHLL with effect from 5 January 2023. Ian Cormack will retire from the JRML, PHLL and HUB-FS Boards with effect from 5 January 2023.
John Hastings-Bass, Group Chair, commented:
"On behalf of the Group Board, I would like to extend my sincere gratitude to Paul for his significant contribution to the Group throughout his tenure, and wish Paul all the best for the future. The Board and I warmly welcome Mary to the Group."
There is no further information with regards to Mary Phibbs which requires disclosure pursuant to Listing Rule 9.6.13.
For further information, please contact:
Investors / Analysts
Alistair Smith, Investor Relations
Telephone: +44 (0) 1737 232 792
Paul Kelly, Investor Relations
Telephone: +44 (0) 207 444 8127
Stephen Lowe, Group Communications Director
Telephone: +44 (0) 1737 827 301
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JUST GROUP PLC
Bancroft Road, Reigate
Surrey RH2 7RP