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Serco Group PLC - Directorate Change - NED Changes

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Serco Group PLC
16 July 2020

16 July 2020

Serco Group plc ('Serco' or 'the Company')



Directorate Change - Non-Executive Director Changes


Serco, the international service company, announces that:


-    Dame Sue Owen DCB has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director of Serco and a member of the Group Audit and Group Risk Committees with effect from 3 August 2020.


-     Rachel Lomax, a Non-Executive Director of the Company, has notified the Board of her intention to stand down as a Director on 30 August 2020. 


Sue Owen has held senior positions in several government departments, most recently as Permanent Secretary for the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport and is a non-executive director of Pantheon International PLC.


Ian El-Mokadem, who was appointed as a Non-Executive Director of Serco in 2017, will replace Rachel Lomax as Chair of the Group Risk Committee and will become a member of the Nomination Committee with effect from 31 August 2020.


Sir Roy Gardner, Non-Executive Chairman of Serco, commented: "I would like to thank Rachel personally for her support and, on behalf of the Board, for the extensive contribution she has made to the Company since joining in early 2014, a period during which Serco had many challenges and has seen considerable change. She brought considerable governance, economic and government skills at a critical stage for the Company and she will be much missed.


"I am very pleased to welcome Sue to the Board of Serco. She has deep experience of government and government policy and significant economic experience and will be a very welcome addition to the Board." 


Serco confirms that there are no further disclosures required under the Listing Rules in respect of Sue Owen.



For further information please contact Serco:

Paul Checketts, Head of Investor Relations T +44 (0) 7718 195074

Marcus De Ville, Head of Media Relations T +44 (0) 7738 898 550


About Serco

Serco is a leading provider of public services. Our customers are governments or others operating in the public sector.  We gain scale, expertise and diversification by operating internationally across five sectors and four geographies: Defence, Justice & Immigration, Transport, Health and Citizen Services, delivered in UK & EuropeNorth AmericaAsia Pacific and the Middle East.


More information can be found at www.serco.com


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