Annemarie Durbin Joins as Non-Executive Director

24 Jan 2017

John Kelly, Chairman of Ladbrokes Coral Group plc, today announces the appointment of Annemarie Durbin as an additional Non-Executive Director. Annemarie will join the Board with immediate effect and will also take up membership of the Audit, Remuneration, Social Responsibility and Nomination Committees with effect from 1 March 2017.

Annemarie is a non-executive director of WHSmith Plc and Santander UK plc.  She is a qualified lawyer and has 25 years’ international banking experience, particularly across Asia, Africa and the Middle East and operating at Board and Executive Committee level.  She is also Chair of the Financial Conduct Authority’s Listing Authority Advisory Panel and is an executive coach, a conflict mediator and provides board governance consultancy services.

Commenting on the appointment, John Kelly, Chairman of Ladbrokes Coral Group, said:

"With the completion of the merger and the creation of Ladbrokes Coral, we have set out in creating a Board with the relevant experience and expertise to help us deliver the many opportunities we see for this business.

I am delighted to welcome Annemarie to the Ladbrokes Coral Board.  She brings significant operational, strategic and financial expertise and experience to the role including an excellent understanding of running a business with global operations."

No further information is required to be disclosed pursuant to LR 9.6.13R (1) to (6) in respect of Annemarie’s appointment.


Paul Tymms, Director of Investor Relations
Donal McCabe, Group Communications Director

+44 (0)20 8429 7777

Ladbrokes Coral Group plc

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