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Greene King PLC
09 September 2016

PRESS RELEASE                                                                                   9 September 2016







Greene King plc announces that Ian Durant, non-executive director, has retired from the board following the AGM on 9 September 2016, after nine years on the board. 


Philip Yea, chairman, commented:


"On behalf of the board I should like to extend our sincere thanks to Ian for the considerable contribution he has made over the last nine years."


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No further details remain to be disclosed as required under Listing Rule 9.6.11.


For further information


Greene King plc

Rooney Anand, chief executive officer

Philip Yea, chairman

Tel: 01284 763222


James Leviton

Tel: 0207 251 3801

Philip Walters

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·      Greene King was founded in 1799 and is headquartered in Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk. It currently employs around 44,000 people across its main trading businesses; Pub Company, Pub Partners and Brewing & Brands


·      At the year end, it operated 3,035 pubs, restaurants and hotels across England, Wales and Scotland, of which 1,823 were retail pubs, restaurants and hotels, and 1,212 were tenanted, leased and franchised pubs. Its leading retail brands and formats include Hungry Horse, Farmhouse Inns, Chef & Brewer, Flaming Grill and the Greene King Local Pubs estate.  83% of the estate is either freehold or long leasehold


·      Greene King also brews quality ale brands from its Bury St. Edmunds and Dunbar breweries, and is the UK's leading cask ale brewer and premium ale brewer. Its industry leading portfolio includes Greene King IPA, Old Speckled Hen, Abbot Ale and Belhaven Best

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