BAE SYSTEMS PLC (BA.) - Directorate Change RNS Number : 3117R BAE SYSTEMS PLC 16 November 2012 BAE SYSTEMS - Appointment of Senior Independent Director 16 November 2012 As agreed by the BAE Systems Board in 2011, having served as a director since 2003, Sir Peter Mason's term of appointment as Senior Independent Director will end on 21 January 2013. Sir Peter will retire at the Company's Annual General Meeting to be held on 8 May 2013. The Board has appointed Nick Rose to succeed Sir Peter as Senior Independent Director. Mr Rose will join the Board's Nominations Committee with immediate effect. Nick Rose was, until October 2010, Chief Financial Officer of Diageo plc. He joined the BAE Systems Board in 2010 and has chaired the Audit Committee since August 2011. Nick is also a non-executive director of BT Group plc and is chairman of Williams Grand prix Holdings plc and Edwards Group Ltd. Dick Olver, Chairman, said: "Sir Peter Mason has made an outstanding contribution to the BAE Systems Board. As an engineer and business leader his deep understanding of the challenges of complex engineering projects and general wise counsel will be greatly missed. All directors would like to record their thanks for the contribution he has made to the Board and the diligent and professional manner in which he has discharged his duties as Senior Independent Director." "I am very pleased that Nick Rose has agreed to succeed Sir Peter Mason as our Senior Independent Director. This is an important role and I'm sure that Nick will play his part in ensuring that we continue to comply with the highest standards of corporate governance." Issued by: BAE Systems plc London This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock Exchange END BOAFFLSUMFESESF -0- Nov/16/2012 09:06 GMT
BAE SYSTEMS PLC BA. Directorate Change
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