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Imperial Brands PLC
18 August 2021
 

Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) No. 549300DFVPOB67JL3A42

 

 

18 August 2021

 

 

IMPERIAL BRANDS PLC

 (THE "COMPANY")

 

NOTIFICATION OF TRANSACTIONS OF DIRECTOR/PDMR

 

 

Share Plan Award

 

In accordance with the terms of his appointment the Company's new Chief Consumer Officer, Anindya Dasgupta, was granted, on 13 August 2021, awards (Awards) under the Company's Long Term Incentive Plan (LTIP). The Awards have been granted over 119,526 shares.

 

86,300 shares were awarded in line with the Company's standard award timetable, by reference to the mid-market closing price of the Company's shares on 13 August 2021. In accordance with Anindya's terms of appointment, the performance criteria will be the same as those used for the Company's LTIPs granted in February 2021 to other participants and described in detail in the announcement dated 18 February 2021.

 

The remaining 33,226 shares were awarded as a Recruitment Award. They were granted in order to facilitate Anindya's recruitment, and to replace certain awards granted by his former employer which he forfeited on joining the Company.

 

The award was made by reference to the average mid-market closing price of the Company's shares for the three trading days up to and including 4 May 2021. This closing price was used in accordance with his contract of employment, however the Company was not able to grant the awards until his work permit was finalised.

 

Notification of person discharging managerial responsibilities/ person closely associated

 

 

1.

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/ person closely associated

a)

Name

ANINDYA DASGUPTA

2.

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

CHIEF CONSUMER OFFICER

b)

Initial notification/ Amendment

INITIAL NOTIFICATION

3.

Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor

a)

Name

IMPERIAL BRANDS PLC

b)

LEI

549300DFVPOB67JL3A42

4.

Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; (iv) each place where transactions have been conducted

a)

Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument

ORDINARY SHARES OF £0.10 EACH

 

 

Identification code

GB0004544929

b)

Nature of the transaction

CONDITIONAL AWARD GRANTED UNDER LONG TERM INCENTIVE PLAN

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

Nil

86,300

d)

Aggregated information 

 Not applicable - single transaction

e)

Date of the transaction

13 AUGUST 2021

f)

Place of the transaction

OUTSIDE A TRADING VENUE

 

Notification of person discharging managerial responsibilities/ person closely associated

1.

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/ person closely associated

a)

Name

ANINDYA DASGUPTA

2.

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

CHIEF CONSUMER OFFICER

b)

Initial notification/ Amendment

INITIAL NOTIFICATION

3.

Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor

a)

Name

IMPERIAL BRANDS PLC

b)

LEI

549300DFVPOB67JL3A42

4.

Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; (iv) each place where transactions have been conducted

a)

Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument

ORDINARY SHARES OF £0.10 EACH

 

 

Identification code

GB0004544929

b)

Nature of the transaction

RECRUITMENT AWARD GRANTED UNDER LONG TERM INCENTIVE PLAN

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

Nil

33,226

d)

Aggregated information 

 Not applicable - single transaction

e)

Date of the transaction

13 AUGUST 2021

f)

Place of the transaction

OUTSIDE A TRADING VENUE

 

Trevor Williams

Deputy Company Secretary

 

Copies of our announcements are available on our website:  www.imperialbrandsplc.com/Investors/Stock-Exchange-announcements

 

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