Punch Taverns PLC (PUB) - Annual Financial Report
RNS Number : 1535R
Punch Taverns PLC
15 November 2012
Punch Taverns plc (the "Company")
15 November 2012
2012 ANNUAL FINANCIAL REPORT AND ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
The Company announces that its Annual General Meeting is to be held at 9.00am
on 14 December 2012 at One Bunhill Row, London, EC1Y 8YY.
Hard copies of the Company's 2012 Annual Report and Accounts, Notice of Annual
General Meeting and Form of Proxy have been posted to shareholders who have
elected to continue to receive paper communications. Shareholders who have
not elected to continue to receive paper communications have been sent an
electronic Notice of Availability informing them that the Notice of Annual
General Meeting,Form of Proxy and2012 Annual Report and Accountsare
available on the Company's website at www.punchtaverns.com. Pursuant to
Listing Rule 9.6.1, these documents have also been submitted to the National
Storage Mechanismwhere they will beavailable for inspection at
In accordance with the requirements of Rule 4.1.11 of the Disclosure and
Transparency Rules, Appendix A to this announcement contains information on
the appointment of John Allkins as a director on 25 October 2012.
In accordance with the requirements of Rule 6.3.5(2) of the Disclosure and
Transparency Rules, Appendix B to this announcement contains a responsibility
statement of the Company's Directors.
For further information contact:
Punch Taverns plc
Appendix A - Appointment of John Allkins and retirement of Ian Fraser
On 24 October 2012 the Board of Punch Taverns plc announced that John Allkins
will be joining the Board as a Non-executive Director with effect from 25
The Board also announced that Ian Fraser will not be seeking re-election at
the next Annual General Meeting in December 2012 and will retire from the
Board after serving for over 8 years.
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.
Appendix B - Directors' responsibility statement
The 2012 Annual Report and Accounts contains the following statement regarding
responsibility for the Financial Statements and Management Report included in
the 2012 Annual Report and Accounts.
Each of the Directors, whose names and functions are listed below, confirm to
the best of their knowledge:
a) the group and parent company financial statements, prepared in accordance
with IFRS, as adopted by the European Union, give a true and fair view of the
assets, liabilities, financial position and profit or loss of the Company and
the Group as a whole; and
b) the management report includes a fair review of the development and
performance of the business and the position of the Company and Group,
together with a description of the principal risks and uncertainties faced.
Stephen Billingham Chairman
Roger Whiteside Chief Executive Officer
Steve Dando Finance Director
Angus Porter Senior Independent Non-executive
John Allkins Non-executive Director
Ian Fraser Non-executive Director
Ian Dyson Non-executive Director
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