Jan du Plessis to step down from the Board of M&S to become Chairman of SABMiller plc.

LONDON, 2014-8-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Marks and Spencer Group plc (M&S) notes the announcement made today that Jan du Plessis is to be appointed to the Board of SABMiller plc on 1st September, 2014 and that it is intended that he will become Chairman during July, 2015.  In the light of this appointment, Jan will step down from the Board of M&S during the first half of 2015 before taking on the role of Chairman of SABMiller plc.

As part of the M&S Nomination Committee process, planning for Jan’s succession is already well in hand to meet this timetable.

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