Company Announcements

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Royal Mail PLC
19 May 2022

Royal Mail plc

(Incorporated in England and Wales)

Company Number: 8680755

LSE Share Code: RMG


LEI: 213800TCZZU84G8Z2M70


Appointment of a Non-Executive Director


Royal Mail plc (the Company) is pleased to announce that Jourik Hooghe has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director of the Company, to take effect from 1 June 2022.  Jourik will also become a member of the Company's Nomination and Audit and Risk Committees from this date.


Jourik is currently Executive Vice President and Group Chief Financial Officer of Wizz Air Holdings Plc (Wizz Air). He has extensive financial, accounting, operations and strategy experience in consumer goods and retail businesses. Prior to Wizz Air, Jourik held various finance roles at Procter & Gamble, including coverage across Europe, India, China, Middle East and Africa.  He also spent time at Adecco Group, where he transformed the finance and accounting function into a data and technology driven organisation.


Jourik's appointment is a further step in refreshing and strengthening the Board, in particular bringing relevant international and finance experience.


Jourik said: "I am very pleased to be joining the Board of Royal Mail plc. I look forward to working with Keith Williams, the Board and management at this interesting time in its journey."


Keith Williams said: "On behalf of the Board, I am delighted to welcome Jourik to Royal Mail. He brings strong international, strategic, financial and accounting expertise. I'm sure Royal Mail will greatly benefit from his experience and we look forward to working with him".


There are no other disclosures to be made under Listing Rule 9.6.13.




Investor Relations

John Crosse


Royal Mail investor relations line: 020 7449 8183


Media Relations 

Helen Reynoldson

Phone: 07483 302 245

Royal Mail press office:


Jenny Hall

Phone: 07776 993 036


Company Secretary

Mark Amsden



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