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Marks and Spencer Group PLC

16 June 2022

Marks and Spencer Group PLC


Marks and Spencer Group plc ("M&S") announces today that Ronan Dunne will join the board as a Non-Executive Director effective from 1 August 2022.

Ronan is former CEO of Verizon Consumer Group, and was previously CEO of Telefónica UK (O2) and prior to that Chief Financial Officer. He is currently Non-Executive Chairman of Six Nations Rugby.

M&S Chairman Archie Norman said: "I am delighted to welcome Ronan to our Board. He is a very strong commercial leader with enormous international experience in the digital telecoms industry, has led businesses through technological and people transformation, and has great financial expertise. He will add relevant expertise and fit in with our 'engaged Board' governance style".

Ronan will join the Audit and Nomination Committees at the same time as joining the board. M&S confirms that there is no further information required to be disclosed pursuant to paragraph 9.6.13 of the UK Listing Rules.


For more information, please call:

   M&S Corporate PR                          0208 718 1919 


Ronan's current roles:

   --    Non-Executive Chairman of Six Nations Rugby Limited. 
   --    EVP & Strategic Advisor of Verizon Communications Inc. 
   --    Represents Verizon as a Non-Executive Director on the board of Yahoo Inc. 
   --    Trustee of the John King Brain Tumour Foundation. 

Previous Board roles:

-- Ronan has previously served on the Boards of Guardian Media Group, AVG Technologies, Tesco Mobile and Manx Telecom.

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