Punch Taverns PLC PUB Punch Taverns plc - Board Appointment

  Punch Taverns PLC (PUB) - Punch Taverns plc - Board Appointment

RNS Number : 3735P
Punch Taverns PLC
24 October 2012

Punch Taverns plc (the "Company")

24 October 2012


                              Punch Taverns plc

                              Board Appointment


The Board of Punch Taverns Plc ("Punch") today announces that John Allkins
will join the Board as a Non-Executive Director with effect from 25 October

The Board also announces that Ian Fraser will not seek re-election at the next
Annual General Meeting in December 2012 and will retire from the Board after
serving for over 8 years. Since joining the Punch Board in 2004, Ian has made
a considerable contribution to the business and the Board would like to thank
him for his service to the company and wish him well for the future.

John Allkins will be the chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee.

John Allkins, aged 63, is also a Non-Executive Director of Renold plc,
Fairpoint Group plc and Linpac Senior Holdings Limited and Albemarle & Bond
Holdings plc and has been a Non-Executive Director of Intec Telecom Systems
plc and Molins plc. He was previously Group Finance Director of MyTravel Group
plc and Chief Financial Officer of Equant NV, prior to which he held a number
of finance director roles within British Telecom.

No further information is required to be disclosed in respect of John Allkins
pursuant to Listing Rule 9.6.13R (1) to (6).

Name of contact and telephone number for enquiries:

Steve Dando

Punch Taverns plc

01283 502215

Mike Smith

Brunswick Group LLP

0207 404 5959

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