British Sky Broad. BSY Appointment of Director

  British Sky Broad. (BSY) - Appointment of Director

RNS Number : 3172R
British Sky Broadcasting Group PLC
16 November 2012

                           Appointment of Director


British Sky  Broadcasting  Group plc  ('BSkyB'  or 'the  Company')  has  today 
appointed Dave Lewis to  its Board as  an Independent Non-Executive  Director. 
The appointment  follows  Jacques Nasser's  retirement  from the  Board  after 
BSkyB's Annual General Meeting on 1 November 2012.

Mr Lewis is President, Personal Care for  Unilever plc, where he also sits  on 
the Unilever Leadership Executive. He joined Unilever as a graduate trainee in
1987 and has held a variety of senior roles in Europe, South America and Asia,
including President for the Americas and Chairman of Unilever UK and Ireland.

Nicholas  Ferguson,  Chairman  of  BSkyB,  said:  "Dave  Lewis  is  a  highly 
experienced and capable executive who will bring strong operational  expertise 
to Sky and add to the skills of the Board. We are delighted to welcome Dave to
Sky and we look forward to his contribution over the coming years."

The Company confirms that there are no matters required to be disclosed  under 
rule 9.6.13 of the Listing Rules in respect of Dave Lewis.


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