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09 November 2021


9 November 2021

Board Changes


Appointment of New Non-Executive Director

DCC plc, the leading international sales, marketing and support services group, announces the appointment of Mr. Alan Ralph as a non-executive Director and member of the Audit Committee with effect from 8 November 2021.

Mr. Ralph is a very experienced business and finance leader having spent almost 20 years with UDG Healthcare plc (formerly United Drug plc).  Mr. Ralph spent ten years leading UDG's largest business unit before supporting its strategic transformation as Chief Financial Officer for five years.  Mr. Ralph is a Chartered Accountant.

There are no details to be disclosed under Listing Rule 9.6.13 in respect of Mr. Ralph.

Appointment of Workforce Engagement Director

Mr. Mark Ryan, who has been a non-executive Director since November 2017, has been appointed as the designated Director for engagement with the workforce, succeeding Mr. Cormac McCarthy who passed away in July 2021.  Mr. Ryan has also been appointed as a member of the Governance and Sustainability Committee.  Both appointments take effect from 8 November 2021.

Mark Breuer, Chairman of DCC plc, said:

"I warmly welcome Alan Ralph to the Board.  His financial expertise, business leadership experience and knowledge of the healthcare sector will enhance the Board's knowledge in several key areas."

"I am also very pleased that Mark Ryan will take on the important role of workforce engagement Director.  Mark has been a valued member of the Board since 2017 and will bring his knowledge of DCC and extensive business experience to the position."

Contact information                                                                                                                     

Investor enquiries:

Darragh Byrne, Company Secretary                                                                                                     

Rossa White, Head of Group Investor Relations                                                           

Tel: +353 1 2799 400                                     




Media enquiries:

Powerscourt (Eavan Gannon/Victoria Palmer Moore)     

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About DCC plc

DCC is a leading international sales, marketing and support services group with a clear focus on performance and growth. It operates through four divisions: LPG, Retail & Oil, Healthcare and Technology.  DCC plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 100.  In its financial year ended 31 March 2021, DCC generated revenue of £13.4 billion and operating profit of £530.2 million. 

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