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Park Group PLC
22 September 2016


22 September 2016

Park Group plc

("Park" or the "Group")

Appointment of Independent Non-Executive Director


Park announces the appointment of John Gittins as a non-executive director of the Group and Chair of the Audit Committee, with immediate effect.


John brings with him an executive PLC track record of relevant experience, spanning more than 20 years as a Chief Financial Officer across a number of sectors and territories, as well as over six years' experience as an independent non-executive director. 


His previous executive roles include Group Finance Director of Fairpoint Group plc, an AIM listed provider of consumer financial and professional services, Begbies Traynor Group plc and Spring Group plc. He also serves as independent non-executive director and Chairman of the Audit Committee on the Board of Nichols plc, the AIM listed international soft drinks business and in July 2016 was appointed finance trustee of Claire House Children's Hospice.


A graduate of the London School of Economics, John is a Chartered Accountant.


Laura Carstensen, Chairman of Park, said: "We are delighted John is joining Park's Board and look forward to benefiting from his substantial experience and expertise as the company continues its successful strategy for growth and innovation."


During the last five years immediately preceding the date of this announcement, John Anthony Gittins (aged 56) is/was a director of the following companies:



Claire House

Nichols plc



Electricity North West Limited

Fairpoint Group plc


There are no other disclosures required under paragraph (g) of Schedule 2 of the AIM Rules.


Park Group plc

Arden Partners plc

Tavistock Communications


Chris Houghton

Martin Stewart


Steve Douglas

Benjamin Cryer


Jeremy Carey

Andrew Dunn


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