G4S plc UK DK : G4S plc UK DK : Directorate change 13 March 2013 G4S plc Ashley Almanza to succeed Trevor Dighton as Chief Financial Officer with effect from 1 May 2013 G4S, the international secure solutions outsourcing group, today announces that Trevor Dighton will be retiring from his position as Chief Financial Officer on 30 April 2013 and from the board of G4S plc following the company's Annual General Meeting on 6 June 2013. The company is pleased to announce that Ashley Almanza, former CFO of BG Group, will be joining the board as an executive director and will succeed Mr Dighton in the role of CFO with effect from 1 May 2013. He will also serve as a member of the Risk Committee. Mr Dighton will continue to work for the group in order to conclude a number of strategic projects and to ensure a smooth handover to Mr Almanza. Commenting on the announcement, Nick Buckles, CEO of G4S said: "Trevor signalled his intention to retire from the board at the age of 65 and I would like to thank him for having dedicated 18 years to the group during which time he has been a key part of the senior management team and helped to create the world leader in secure solutions. We are delighted to announce the appointment of Ashley, a high quality respected executive with extensive international business experience. We look forward to him joining the board and the management team on 1^st May." John Connolly, Chairman of G4S, added: "It is my responsibility to ensure that we plan succession well and that we continue to build a highly competent senior management team to take the business forward. On behalf of the board, I am delighted to welcome Ashley who brings a wealth of experience from working across international borders in complex businesses and will be a great addition to the team. Trevor has served this great company well in a number of senior positions and I would like to take this opportunity on behalf of the board to thank Trevor for his hard work and dedication to G4S over many years." Enquiries: Helen Parris +44 (0) 1293 554400 Director of Investor Relations Media enquiries: Adam Mynott +44 (0) 1293 554400 Director of Media Relations About Ashley Almanza: A chartered accountant by training, Ashley who holds an MBA from London Business School, held a number of senior roles at BG Group from 1993 to 2012, including Chief Financial Officer from 2002 to 2011 and Executive Vice President from 2009 to 2012. Ashley is currently a non-executive director of Schroders plc and a member of the Advisory Board of Oxford University Centre for Business Taxation. He was previously Chairman of the Hundred Group of Finance Directors. No further information is required to be disclosed under paragraph 9.6.13R of the Listing Rules. About G4S: G4S is the world's leading secure outsourcing group, specialising in outsourcing of business processes in sectors where security and safety risks are considered a strategic threat. G4S is the largest employer quoted on the London Stock Exchange and has a secondary stock exchange listing in Copenhagen. G4S has operations in more than 125 countries and over 620,000 employees. For more information on G4S, visit www.g4s.com ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ This announcement is distributed by Thomson Reuters on behalf of Thomson Reuters clients. The owner of this announcement warrants that: (i) the releases contained herein are protected by copyright and other applicable laws; and (ii) they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein. Source: G4S plc UK DK via Thomson Reuters ONE HUG#1684890
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