RNS Number : 1927L
Northgate PLC
21 December 2018


21 December 2018





Appointment of Non-Executive Director



Northgate plc ('Northgate'), the UK and Spain's leading specialist in light commercial vehicle hire, is pleased to announce the appointment of John Pattullo as a non-executive director with effect from 1 January 2019.  John's appointment follows the retirement of Andrew Allner from the Board, as per the announcement on 16 October 2018.


John, aged 66, is also a non-executive director (appointed 2013) and Senior Independent Director (appointed 2016) of Electrocomponents plc, and Chairman of V Group Ltd (appointed 2017).  His prior non-executive roles include being Chairman of NHS Blood & Transplant (2013-2017) and Chairman of Marken Logistics (2014-2016).  He was Chief Executive Officer of Ceva Logistics Ltd between 2007 and 2012.  Prior to that he held a number of senior appointments with Exel plc, DHL & Procter & Gamble.  John has an MA in Economic History from the University of Glasgow.


Andrew Page, Chairman of Northgate, said:


"I am delighted to welcome John to the board of Northgate. He brings a broad breadth of experience across publicly listed and private equity companies, including being the Senior Independent Director of a FTSE 250 company and also as a non-executive director and Remuneration Chair.  I'm sure that John'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.



For further information, please contact:


Northgate plc   

01325 467558

Katie Tasker-Wood, Company Secretary


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