Board and Committee Changes

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Royal Mail PLC
01 February 2022

Royal Mail plc

(Incorporated in England and Wales)

Company Number: 8680755

LSE Share Code: RMG


LEI: 213800TCZZU84G8Z2M70


1 February 2022





Royal Mail plc today announces the following Board and Committee membership changes:


·      Rita Griffin has decided not to seek re-election as a Non-Executive Director of Royal Mail plc at the AGM in July.  Rita, who has been with the business since December 2016, will also step down as Chair of the Environmental, Social, and Governance Committee (ESGC) (renamed on 31 January 2022 from the Corporate Responsibility Committee) and as a member of the Nomination Committee at that time.


·      Lynne Peacock is appointed to the ESGC with immediate effect.  Following Rita's departure, Lynne will take over as Chair of the ESGC, and will step down as Chair of the Remuneration Committee.


·      Maria da Cunha is an existing member of the Remuneration Committee and will take over from Lynne Peacock as Chair following the AGM. Maria will remain in her role as Designated Non-Executive Director for engagement with the workforce.



Announcing these changes, Keith Williams said:


"On behalf of the Board, I would like to thank Rita for her valued contribution since her appointment in December 2016. Rita has played a tremendous role during a period of change for the Company, with her strategic, commercial and operational experience. We wish her well for the future."


Rita Griffin said:


"It has been my privilege to work with Royal Mail plc during the last six years, particularly in a period that has magnified the unique and important role we have connecting customers, companies and countries. It is a wonderful company with great people. I wish all my colleagues the very best success for the future."


This announcement is made in accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.11.




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Mark Amsden


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