Barr(A.G.) PLC (BAG) - Re: Directorate
RNS Number : 3422K
20 August 2012
A.G. BARR p.l.c.
A.G. BARR p.l.c., the branded soft drinks group, announces the following Board
John Nicolson, aged 59, will join the Board as independent non-executive
director with effect from January 2013.
He is currently President of Heineken Americas, based in New York with
responsibility for a region including the USA, Brazil and Mexico. John has
also been Deputy Chairman of Compania Cervecerias Unidas, S.A. (Chile), since
John, a UK citizen, has had a long career in consumer goods, in beverages in
particular, including many years at Scottish and Newcastle Breweries where he
was a PLC board director for eight years from 2000-2008.
He has also held the positions of Director of Baltika Brewery OAO (Russia)
from 2005-2008 and Chairman of that business from 2006-2007; Director of
Yarpivo Brewery OAO (Russia) from 2005-2006; and Director of United Breweries
Ltd (India) from 2007-2009.
In addition, Jonathan Warburton steps down from the Board, with immediate
effect, to cut back on his outside responsibilities to focus more on his role
Ronnie Hanna, Chairman of A.G. BARR p.l.c., commented:
"I would personally like to thank Jonathan for his extremely valuable
contribution over the past three years in helping to shape the direction and
performance of the business.
I am delighted that John Nicolson will be joining our Board. He brings with
him a wealth of highly relevant experience and I look forward to his
No other information is required to be disclosed pursuant to Listing Rule
9.6.13R in relation to John Nicolson's appointment as a non-executive director
of the Company.
20 August 2012
For further information, please contact:
A.G. Barr Tel: 01236 852400
Roger White, Chief Executive
College Hill Tel: 020 7457 2020
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