UNITED UTILITIES GROUP PLC                            
                           18th October 2013                                
United Utilities appoints Non-Executive Director 
United Utilities Group PLC announces the appointment of Mark Clare as a
non-executive director with effect from 1st November 2013. Mark will also
become a member of the Audit and Risk Committee and the Nomination Committee. 
Mark is Group Chief Executive at Barratt Developments PLC, a position that he
has held since 2006. Prior to taking up his current post he held various board
positions at Centrica plc (between 1997 and 2006) including the post of Group
Finance Director and Managing Director of British Gas Residential. He was a
non-executive director of BAA plc from 2001 to 2006. 
United Utilities' Chairman, Dr John McAdam said: "As a current Chief Executive
of a FTSE 250 company and with his background in regulated utilities, Mark's
appointment will strengthen the Board's expertise; we are delighted to welcome
him to the Board as a non-executive director." 
Mark will also be appointed as a non-executive director of United Utilities
Water PLC with effect from 1st November 2013. 
There are no further details to disclose under paragraph 9.6.13 (2) to (6) of
the Listing Rules in relation to Mark Clare. 
United Utilities contacts: 
Simon Gardiner, Company Secretary                     +44 (0) 1925 237071   
Darren Jameson, Head of Investor Relations            +44 (0) 1925 237033   
United Utilities Group's ordinary shares trade on the London Stock Exchange and
its ADRs, each equal to two ordinary shares, trade over the counter under the
Trading Symbol "UUGRY". 
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