RNS Number : 7822Z
Northgate PLC
01 June 2016

1 June 2016






Northgate plc ('Northgate'), the UK and Spain's leading specialist in light commercial vehicle hire, is pleased to announce the appointment of Bill Spencer as a non-executive director with immediate effect.


Bill, aged 56, is also a non-executive director (appointed 2011) and Senior Independent Director (appointed 2016) of Exova Group plc, a non-executive director of UK Mail Group plc (appointed 2011) and a non-executive member of the Finance Committee of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (appointed 2011).  He was previously Chief Financial Officer (1995-2010) of Intertek Group plc.  Prior to that he held a number of senior financial appointments with Inchcape plc, Olivetti UK Limited, Rexam plc and Centrica plc.  Bill has a BSc from the University of Manchester, is a member of the Association of Corporate Treasurers and has been a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants since 1986.


Andrew Page, Chairman of Northgate, said:


"I am delighted to welcome Bill to the board of Northgate. He brings a wide range of experience which includes being CFO of a FTSE 100 company and, as a non-executive director, has served as Audit Chair.  I'm sure that Bill's experience will be of great benefit to Northgate."


There are no matters which require to be disclosed pursuant to Listing Rule 9.6.13.



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For further information, please contact:


Northgate plc

01325 467558

Bob Contreras, Chief Executive


MHP Communications

020 3128 8100

Andrew Jaques

Simon Hockridge

Ollie Hoare


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