Barr(A.G.) PLC BAG Re: Directorate

  Barr(A.G.) PLC (BAG) - Re: Directorate

RNS Number : 3422K
Barr(A.G.) PLC
20 August 2012

A.G. BARR p.l.c.

(the "Company")

Re: Directorate

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 
at Warburtons.

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
Justine Warren
Matthew Smallwood

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