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Harworth Group PLC
14 September 2021

14 September 2021                                                                                                              LEI: 213800R8JSSGK2KPFG21


Harworth Group plc


Director/PDMR Shareholding


Notification and public disclosure of transactions by persons discharging managerial responsibilities and persons closely associated with them


Harworth 2019 Restricted Share Plan ("RSP")


The Company announces that on 14 September 2021 awards under the rules of the RSP (structured as nil-cost options) were granted to the individuals noted below. The RSP awards vest on a phased basis over a period of five years commencing with the Company's 2021 financial year, with one third of the RSP awards vesting following the end of the 2023, 2024 and 2025 financial years, and vested shares being subject to a holding period so that no shares can be sold until the end of the five-year period. The RSP awards are subject to performance underpins described in the Company's Directors' Remuneration Report in its annual report and financial statements for the year ended 31 December 2020.



Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated



1)          Andrew Blackshaw

2)          Jonathan Haigh


Reason for the notification



1)          Chief Operating Officer (PDMR)

2)          Chief Investment Officer (PDMR)


Initial notification/ Amendment

Initial Notification


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



Harworth Group plc





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


Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument

Ordinary shares of 10 pence each

Identification code



Nature of the transaction

Grant of an option with an exercise price of zero (nil cost option) under the Harworth 2019 Restricted Share Plan


Price(s) and volume (s)








1)  N/A


2)  N/A



Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

As stated above.


Date of the transaction

14 September 2021


Place of the transaction

Outside a trading venue


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