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 www.hemscott.com/nsm.do. 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: Ed Bashforth Company Secretary Punch Taverns plc 01283 502215 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 October 2012. 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 Director John Allkins Non-executive Director Ian Fraser Non-executive Director Ian Dyson Non-executive Director This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock Exchange END MSCBIBFTMBIBBTT -0- Nov/15/2012 09:00 GMT
Punch Taverns PLC PUB Annual Financial Report
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