Board Changes

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08 February 2022


8 February 2022

Board Changes


DCC plc, the leading international sales, marketing and support services group, announces the appointment of Mr. Alan Ralph as Chairman of its Audit Committee with effect from 31 March 2022, succeeding Ms. Jane Lodge who will retire as a Non-Executive Director and as Chairman of the Audit Committee on the same date. 

Mr. Ralph, who joined the Board in November 2021, is an experienced business and finance leader having spent 20 years with UDG Healthcare plc (formerly United Drug plc).  Mr. Ralph spent ten years leading UDG's largest business unit before supporting its strategic transformation as Chief Financial Officer for five years.  Mr. Ralph is a Chartered Accountant.

Mark Breuer, Chairman of DCC plc, said:

"I welcome Alan Ralph as Chairman of the Audit Committee.  His financial expertise and business leadership experience will stand the Committee in good stead as DCC continues to grow.

I would also like to thank Jane Lodge for her significant contribution  to our Board and Audit Committee over almost ten years. "

Contact information                                                                                                                     

Investor enquiries:


Darragh Byrne, Company Secretary

Tel: +353 1 2799 400

Rossa White, Head of Group Investor Relations




Media enquiries:


Powerscourt (Eavan Gannon/Genevieve Ryan)

Tel: +44 20 7250 1446



DCC website:




About DCC plc

DCC is a leading international sales, marketing and support services group with a clear focus on sustainable growth. DCC is an ambitious and entrepreneurial business operating in 21 countries, supplying products and services used by millions of people every day. Building strong routes to market, driving for results, focusing on cash conversion and generating superior sustainable returns on capital employed enable the Group to reinvest in its business, creating value for its stakeholders.

Headquartered in Dublin, the Group operates across three sectors: energy, healthcare and technology, employing approximately 15,000 people. DCC plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 100. In its financial year ended 31 March 2021, DCC generated revenue of £13.4 billion and operating profit of £530.2 million.

DCC has an excellent record, delivering compound annual growth of 14% in operating profit and generating an average return on capital employed of approximately 19% over 27 years as a public company.


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