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Equiniti Group PLC
07 October 2016

Equiniti Group plc
Incorporated in England and Wales
Registration number: 07090427


07 October 2016

Equiniti Group plc
(the 'Company')


Equiniti Group plc, the specialist technology outsourcer providing non-discretionary payment and administration services, today announces the appointment of Darren Pope as an Independent
Non-Executive Director, with effect from 01 December 2016.  Darren will become a member of the Nomination, Audit and Risk Committees upon his appointment to the Board.

Darren is a qualified accountant with over 30 years of experience in the financial services industry, the majority of which has been spent in retail financial services.  Most recently Darren served as CFO of TSB Bank plc having led the initial stages of its separation from Lloyds Banking Group. He has held a number of other senior positions at Lloyds Banking Group, Cheltenham & Gloucester plc,
Egg plc and Prudential plc.

Kevin Beeston, Chairman, said:

"I would like to welcome Darren to the Board. Darren's broad range of commercial skills and experience, which have been developed within the retail financial sector, will complement those of the other members of the Board. He is an experienced finance professional, having held executive finance roles within publicly listed companies. We very much look forward to working with him."

Darren has held, within the past five years prior to the date of this announcement, the following past directorships:


TSB Scotland (Investment) Nominees Limited

TSB Scotland Nominees Limited

TSB Banking Group PLC

The Company confirms that there is no further information about Darren Pope requiring disclosure under paragraph 9.6.13 (1) to (6) of the Listing Rules of the UK Listing Authority.



Kathy Cong
Company Secretary
Tel: +44(0)20 7469 1800

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