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Northgate PLC
21 December 2011

21 December 2011                            



Appointment of Non-executive Chairman for Northgate España

Northgate plc ("the Company"), the UK and Spain's leading specialist in light commercial vehicle hire, announces that Jan Astrand, a Non-executive Director of the Company, has been appointed as Non-executive Chairman of the Board of its wholly-owned subsidiary Northgate España Renting Flexible S.A. ("Northgate España") with immediate effect.  The main purpose of the appointment is to reintroduce direct representation on the Board of Northgate España, a role for which Jan is ideally suited as he is permanently resident in Spain and fluent in Spanish.  The appointment would be for an initial term of one year.

This announcement is made pursuant to paragraph 9.6.11 of the Listing Rules.

For further information, please contact:


Northgate plc                                                    01325 467558

Bob Contreras, Chief Executive

Chris Muir, Group Finance Director


MHP Communications                                  020 3128 8753

Andrew Jaques

Anthony Arthur

Simon Hockridge


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