Capita plc: Directorate Change

 9 May 2014  Capita plc ('Capita') announces the appointment of Carolyn Fairbairn as an              Independent Non-Executive Director, with effect from 13 May 2014           Carolyn is an experienced director with substantial experience working in and advising organisations operating in regulated and non-regulated environments in the private and public sector. She has particular experience in the broadcast and financial services sectors. Carolyn is currently a Non-Executive Director at Lloyds Banking Group, The Vitec Group plc, the UK Statistics Authority and ONS and the Competition and Markets Authority. Carolyn is also a Trustee of Marie Curie Cancer Care.  Her previous roles have included: Non-executive and Chair of Risk Committee at the Financial Services Authority (now the Financial Conduct Authority) in the period of its recent restructuring, Director of Group Development and Strategy at ITV plc, Partner at McKinsey & Company and also Director of Strategy and Distribution at the BBC.  Carolyn has a BA in Economics, an MA in International Relations and an MBA.   Carolyn will be appointed to the Nomination, Remuneration (as Chair) and Audit and Risk Committees on appointment.   Andy Parker, Chief Executive of Capita plc, commented;  "Carolyn brings a wealth of experience gained from her breadth of roles across strategy, business development, policy and regulatory affairs in the private and public sector. Her skills and experience will add further depth and strength to the Capita Board. We welcome Carolyn and look forward to her contribution to the team."   The Board considers Carolyn to be independent.   The Company has no further information to be disclosed under paragraph 9.6.13 of the UK Listing Authority Listing Rules.                                    - Ends -                                         For further information please contact:  Capita plc Andy Parker, Chief Executive Shona Nichols, Corporate Communications Director Tel: 020 7799 1525   Media enquiries:  Capita press office Tel: 0207 654 2152 or 020 7654 2399 out of hours  About Capita  Capita plc is the UK's leading provider of customer and business process management (BPM) and integrated professional support service solutions. With 64,000 people at more than 350 sites, including 73 business centres across the UK, Europe, India and South Africa, the Group uses its expertise, infrastructure and scale benefits to transform its clients' services, driving down costs and adding value. Capita is quoted on the London Stock Exchange (CPI.L), and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 with 2013 revenue of £3.9bn. Further information on Capita plc can be found at:    END  -0- May/09/2014 10:00 GMT    
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