WOOD GROUP (JOHN) PLC: Directorate Change

John Wood Group PLC ("Wood Group") board changes. 
As previously announced, Allister Langlands will retire from the Board and Ian
Marchant will become Chairman of the Board following the conclusion of the 2014
Annual General Meeting (AGM), scheduled for 14 May 2014. Wood Group now
confirms that David Woodward will succeed Ian as Senior Independent
Non-executive Director following the AGM. 
Ian Marchant, Chairman-elect, said "I congratulate David on his appointment.
David has been a source of wise counsel as a non-executive director since 2007
and as chair of the Remuneration committee since 2012 and is ideally suited to
serve as our as Senior Independent Non-executive Director." 
Wood Group also confirms that Jann Brown will join Wood Group as a
non-executive director on 15 May 2014 and will chair the Board's Audit
Committee and join the Nomination Committee. 
Jann is Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer of Cairn Energy PLC which
she joined in 1998 before being appointed Finance Director in 2006. She is the
President-elect of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland and a
non-executive director of Troy Income & Growth Fund. Jann was previously a
non-executive director of Hansen Industrial Transmissions and of Cairn India
Ian Marchant said "I am delighted to welcome Jann to the Board. Her extensive
experience of the international oil & gas industry and her finance expertise
will further strengthen the Board and the Audit Committee, which she will chair
following her appointment." 
There are no other details which require to be disclosed under the Listing
Rules LR 9.6.13. and Ms. Brown does not have any interest in the shares of Wood
Notification authorised by: 
Robbie M.B. Brown, Company Secretary 
-0- Apr/10/2014 06:00 GMT
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