Stagecoach Group PLC : Stagecoach Group PLC : Directorate change

       Stagecoach Group PLC : Stagecoach Group PLC : Directorate change

6 March 2013

Appointment of non-executive director

Stagecoach Group plc (the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of
Gregor Alexander as a non-executive director of the Company with effect from 1
April 2013.

Gregor Alexander is  the Finance Director  of SSE plc  (formerly Scottish  and 
Southern Energy plc), one of the largest  energy companies in the UK. At  SSE, 
Gregor has  Board-level  responsibility  for  finance,  human  resources,  IT, 
procurement and other group services. He is Chairman of Scotia Gas Networks, a
company 50% owned by SSE plc.

Gregor has worked in the energy  industry since 1990, when he joined  Scottish 
Hydro Electric. He was appointed Finance Director and joined the board of  SSE 
in 2002, having previously been Group Treasurer and Tax Manager.

Commenting on Gregor Alexander's  appointment, Stagecoach Group Chairman,  Sir 
George Mathewson, said:  "Gregor's sound financial  background and  experience 
with SSE  plc will  further strengthen  the  board, and  his insight  will  be 
valuable as we deliver on our strategy of sustainable growth."

Gregor will  chair  the  Company's  Audit  Committee  from  1  July  2013.  As 
previously announced, the current chair  of the Audit Committee, Garry  Watts, 
will become the Company's Deputy Chairman with effect from 1 May 2013.

No other information  is required  to be  disclosed pursuant  to paragraph  LR 
9.6.13R of the Listing Rules of  the Financial Services Authority in  relation 
to Gregor's appointment as a director of the Company.

Investors and analysts

Martin Griffiths, Finance Director    01738 442111
Ross Paterson, Director of Finance    01738 442111


Steven Stewart, Director of Corporate Communications    07764 774680


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Source: Stagecoach Group PLC via Thomson Reuters ONE
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