22 April 2020
Bunzl plc, the specialist international distribution and services Group, today announces the appointment of Vinodka (Vin) Murria OBE as a non-executive director.
Vin Murria will join the Board with effect from 1 June 2020. Ms Murria is presently a non-executive director of Softcat plc, a leading provider of technology solutions and services, DWF Group plc, the global law firm, and finnCap Group plc, a leading broker and financial adviser to high growth life sciences companies. She was appointed OBE in 2018 for services to the digital economy and was previously a non-executive director of Sophos Group plc, Zoopla Group plc, Greenko Group plc and Chime Communications plc. During her executive career she was the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Advanced Computer Software Group plc from 2008 until 2015 and, prior to that, was Chief Executive Officer of Computer Software Group plc from 2002 until 2007.
Commenting on the appointment, Peter Ventress, Chairman of Bunzl, said:
"I am delighted that Vin has agreed to join the Board. She has more than 25 years' experience working in the digital and technology sectors which are key areas for Bunzl. Her detailed and extensive knowledge will be invaluable as we look to expand and develop our digital and technological capabilities going forward."
Frank van Zanten, Chief Executive Officer
Richard Howes, Chief Financial Officer
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Bunzl plc confirms that there are no other disclosures that need to be made under Listing Rule 9.6.13 in relation to Vin Murria's appointment.
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