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Portmeirion Group PLC
20 June 2017


20 June 2017



Portmeirion Group PLC ('the Company' or 'the Group')


Appointment of Non-Executive Director


Portmeirion Group PLC (AIM: PMP), the manufacturer and worldwide distributor of high quality homewares under the Portmeirion, Spode, Royal Worcester and Wax Lyrical brands, is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew Andrea to the Board as a Non-Executive Director with effect from 20 June 2017. 


Andrew is currently the Chief Financial and Corporate Development Officer for Marston's PLC, a leading independent brewing and pub retailing business. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant and has held senior positions within Marston's since 2002, prior to which he worked in various financial and commercial roles with Guinness Brewing Worldwide, Bass Brewers Limited and Dolland & Aitchison.


Dick Steele, Non-executive Chairman, said:


"I welcome Andrew to the Board of the Company. Andrew's wide ranging experience in organisations of significant turnover and his expertise in finance, consumer brands and retail will undoubtedly add value to our decisions as we develop the Group over the coming years".


Please refer to Annex 1 for all further disclosure relating to Rule 17 or paragraph (g) of Schedule 2 of the AIM Rules for Companies.


This announcement contains inside information for the purposes of Article 7 of Regulation (EU) 596/2014 (MAR).




Portmeirion Group PLC:

Dick Steele

+44 (0) 1782 744 721

[email protected]

Non-executive Chairman

Mike Raybould


+44 (0) 1782 744 721


[email protected]

Group Finance Director


Bell Pottinger:

Dan de Belder

+44 (0) 203 772 2561

[email protected]

Panmure Gordon

(Nominated Adviser and Broker):


+44 (0) 207 886 2500

Freddy Crossley/ Duncan Monteith

Corporate Finance

Tom Salvesen

Corporate Broking


Cantor Fitzgerald Europe

(Joint Broker):


+44 (0) 207 894 7000

Catherine Leftley /Marc Milmo

Corporate Finance

Mark Westcott





Annex 1


Andrew Andonis Andrea (age 48) is, or has been in the previous five years, a director of the following companies:


Current directorships


Previous directorships


Banks's Brewery Insurance Limited

Channel Wines & Spirits Limited

Bedford Canning Company Limited

Bluu Limited

Brasserie Restaurants Limited

Celtic Inns Holdings Limited

Celtic Inns Limited

Eldridge, Pope & Co., Limited

English Country Inns Limited

EP Investments 2004 Limited

Fairdeed Limited

Fayolle Limited

John Marston's Taverners Limited

Lambert Parker & Gaines Limited

Mansfield Brewery Limited

Mansfield Brewery Properties Limited

Mansfield Brewery Trading Limited

Marston's Acquisitions Limited

Marston's Estates Limited

Marston's Operating Limited

Marston's PLC

Marston's Property Developments Limited

Marston's Pubs Limited

Marston's Pubs Parent Limited

Marston's Telecoms Limited

Marston's Trading Limited

Marston, Thompson & Evershed Limited

Osprey Inns Limited

Pitcher and Piano Limited

Porter Black (2003) Limited

QP Bars Limited

Refresh UK Limited

Refresh Group Limited

Ringwood Brewery Limited

S.K. Williams Limited

SDA Limited

Sherwood Forest Properties Limited

Sovereign Inns Limited

The Gray Ox Limited

The Wychwood Brewery Company Limited

Van Finance Limited

W&DB (Finance) PLC

W. & D. PLC

Wizard Inns Limited

Wychwood Holdings Limited



There are no other disclosures required in relation to Rule 17 or paragraph (g) of Schedule 2 of the AIM Rules for Companies.


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