Directorate Change

Source: RNS
RNS Number : 3464Y
Smith (DS) PLC
06 September 2022

DS Smith Plc

Director retirement

DS Smith Plc today announces that Adrian Marsh has informed the Company of his intention to retire from the Board and from his role as Group Finance Director once a successor is in place. A process will be undertaken by the Company to identify and appoint his successor and a further announcement concerning the date of Adrian's retirement will be made in due course.

Commenting on Adrian's future retirement, Miles Roberts, Group Chief Executive, said: "Adrian Marsh joined the Board in September 2013 and has been a very valued colleague, making a major contribution to the growth and success of the Company over the past decade. On behalf of the Board and the Company, I would like to thank Adrian for all that he has contributed to the DS Smith Group. He will retire with our very best wishes. 

Adrian Marsh commented: "I have been very proud to work for DS Smith over a really exciting period of the Company's development. I would particularly like to thank Miles, the Board and all my colleagues for their support and look forward to continuing to work with them ahead of my retirement."

Iain Simm

Group General Counsel and Company Secretary


Note: Section 430(2B) Companies Act 2006 statement

A statement concerning particulars of remuneration payments in accordance with section 430(2B) of the Companies Act 2006 will be released when the date of Adrian Marsh's retirement is known



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