Source - PRN

22 September 2016

Daily Mail and General Trust plc (DMGT or the Company)

Directorate Change CFO Resignation

DMGT announces that Stephen Daintith, CFO of the Company, has resigned to take up the role of CFO at Rolls-Royce Holdings plc in due course.

Stephen will continue to provide support to DMGT as CFO pending the appointment of his replacement.  The Board has commenced the process to identify appropriate candidates. 

Stephen joined the Company as CFO on 1 January 2011 and was appointed to the Board as an Executive Director on 28 March 2011.   The date of his departure from the Company will be the subject of a separate announcement.  

Lord Rothermere said:

"The Board acknowledges and appreciates the hard work, commitment and dedication Stephen has shown and the significant contribution he has made to DMGT over the last five years and we warmly wish him every success in his next challenge."

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