7 May 2021
Bakkavor Group plc (the 'Company' or 'Bakkavor')
The Company has been informed that, with effect from 6 May 2021, Jane Lodge, a Non-executive Director of the Company and Chair of the Company's Audit and Risk Committee, has stepped down from the board of Costain Group plc as Senior Independent Director and Chair of the Audit Committee.
This disclosure is made in compliance with Rule 9.6.14 of the Listing Rules.
Annabel Tagoe-Bannerman, Group General Counsel & Company Secretary +44 (0) 20 7908 6130
Will Palfreyman, Tulchan Communications +44 (0) 20 7353 4200
Bakkavor is the leading provider of fresh prepared food ("FPF") in the UK, with a growing international presence in the US and China. The Group is the number one by market share in the UK in the four FPF product categories of meals, salads, desserts and pizza & bread, providing high-quality, fresh, healthy and convenient food. Its customers include some of the UK's leading grocery retailers, including Tesco, Marks & Spencer, Sainsbury's and Waitrose. The Group's International segment operates in the US and China. Bakkavor was founded in 1986 and has its headquarters in London. The Group has over 19,000 employees and operates 25 factories in the UK, 5 in the US and 9 in China.
LEI number: 213800COL7AD54YU9949