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Genus PLC
07 September 2016

7 September 2016

Genus plc


Genus plc (LSE: GNS), a leading global animal genetics company, announces that Mike Buzzacott, Non-Executive Director, has indicated his wish to retire from the Board of Genus at this year's Annual General Meeting, after more than seven years as a Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Audit Committee.  Lysanne Gray, Non-Executive Director, will succeed Mike Buzzacott as Chair of the Committee.

Commenting on the retirement, Bob Lawson, Chairman of Genus, said:

"On behalf of the Board I want to acknowledge Mike's significant contribution during this time particularly in transforming the Committee into an effective value adding resource, whilst developing and embedding our risk management processes. We thank him for his contributions and wish him well for the future."


For further information please contact:


Bob Lawson, Chairman                                                  Tel: +44 (0)1256 345970

Karim Bitar, Chief Executive



Charles Ryland / Vicky Hayns                                       Tel: +44 (0)207 466 5000

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