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G4S plc UK DK : G4S plc UK DK : Directorate change



              G4S plc UK DK : G4S plc UK DK : Directorate change

27 August 2013  

                                   G4S PLC

                  G4S ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF HIMANSHU RAJA
                          AS CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

G4S, the leading global security and outsourcing group, today
announces that Himanshu Raja, current CFO of Misys plc, will be joining
the board of G4S plc as an executive director in the role of
Chief Financial Officer on 7 October 2013.  He will also serve as a member of
the Risk Committee.

At Misys, Mr Raja was responsible for finance, legal and commercial,
facilities and procurement.  Prior to joining Misys, he held a number of
senior roles at BT Group plc before becoming CFO at Logica plc in 2011.

Commenting on the announcement, Ashley Almanza, G4S Group Chief
Executive said:

"We are delighted to announce the appointment of Himanshu Raja as Group CFO.
Himanshu is a proven CFO who brings a wealth of financial and commercial
experience, gained from working in global organisations for over 25 years. 

The realisation of the company's potential will require strategic focus and
improved execution and we will benefit from Himanshu's considerable experience
of successfully leading global finance organisations and driving improvements
in financial performance and control. Himanshu is a great addition to the
executive team.  

I would like to thank Stuart Curl, G4S UK and Ireland CFO, for his
contribution as Interim Group CFO since 1 June."

Himanshu Raja added:

"I am delighted to be to be joining G4S, a company with excellent market
positions and a strong array of growth opportunities.  I look forward to
working with Ashley and the senior management team".  

Ends

Enquiries:

Helen Parris                                         +44 (0) 1293 554400
Director of Investor Relations, G4S plc

Media enquiries:

Adam Mynott                                         +44 (0) 1293 554400
Director of Media Relations, G4S plc

Faeth Birch           +44 (0) 20 7251 3801
RLM Finsbury

About Himanshu Raja:

Himanshu is an accomplished CFO, with extensive experience of leading
financial discipline in large and complex global organisations.

He has extensive experience and a strong track record of streamlining
financial reporting systems and processes to improve controls and visibility
of business performance, organisational restructuring, delivering large scale
mergers and acquisitions and building strong relationships with the investor
community.  

Prior to his current role as CFO at Misys, Himanshu held senior executive
positions at Logica and BT Group where he worked for more than 10 years in a
number of divisional finance director roles including Chief Financial Officer
of BT Global Services, BT Design, BT Operate and BT Wholesale. His early
career included finance and systems roles at Worldcom International, UUNET and
MFS Limited.

Himanshu qualified as a chartered accountant with Arthur Andersen and holds a
2:1 Honours Degree in Law. 

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  security and 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 120 countries and over 620,000 employees.

For more information on G4S, visit www.g4s.com.

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