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Appointment of Non-Executive Director

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Macfarlane Group PLC
06 September 2021


6 September 2021


Macfarlane Group PLC


Appointment of Non-Executive Director


The Board of Macfarlane Group PLC is pleased to announce the appointment of Aleen Gulvanessian as a non-executive director with effect from 1 October 2021.


She has also been appointed as Chair of Macfarlane Group's Remuneration Committee, succeeding Andrea Dunstan. 


Aleen was a corporate partner at Eversheds Sutherland for 30 years before stepping down in May 2019 to become a consultant on Boards and Governance matters. An experienced corporate lawyer, she has advised private and quoted UK companies across a range of sectors.


Aleen is a member of the Governance Committee of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, to which she was appointed in June 2019.


Stuart Paterson, Chairman of Macfarlane Group, said: "I am delighted to welcome Aleen to the Board of Macfarlane Group.  I am confident that her strong legal, Governance and general corporate experience will be a significant asset for the business."


There are no other disclosures required under LR9.6.13 of the Listing Rules in relation to this appointment.



Further enquiries:

Macfarlane Group

Tel: 0141 333 9666

Peter Atkinson - Chief Executive

Ivor Gray - Group Finance Director

Spreng Thomson

Mob: 07803 970103

Callum Spreng


Legal Entity Identifier (LEI):  213800LVRYDERSJAAZ73


Notes to Editors:

·         Macfarlane Group PLC has been listed on the Premium segment of the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange (LSE: MACF) since 1973 with over 70 years' experience in the UK packaging industry.

·         Through its two divisions Macfarlane Group services a broad range of business customers, supplying them high quality protective packaging and labels which help customers reduce supply chain costs, improve their operational efficiencies and enhance their brand presentation. The divisions are:

Packaging Distribution - Macfarlane Packaging Distribution is the leading UK distributor of a comprehensive range of protective packaging products; and

Manufacturing Operations - Macfarlane Labels who design and print high quality self-adhesive and resealable labels, principally for FMCG companies, and Macfarlane Design and Manufacture who design and produce protective packaging for high value and fragile products.

·         Headquartered in Glasgow, Scotland, Macfarlane Group employs over 1,000 people at 39 sites, principally in the UK, as well as in Ireland, Sweden and the Netherlands.

·         Macfarlane Group supplies more than 20,000 customers in the UK, Europe and the USA.

·         In partnership with 1,700 suppliers, Macfarlane Group distributes and manufactures 600,000+ lines across a wide range of sectors, including: retail e-commerce; consumer goods; food; logistics; mail order; electronics; defence, automotive and aerospace.



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