SOURCE: Land Securities Group PLC

May 25, 2016 08:06 ET

Land Securities Group PLC: Change in Senior Independent Director

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwired - May 25, 2016) - Land Securities Group PLC (LSE: LAND) (OTC PINK: LSGOF)


Land Securities Group PLC
25 May 2016

Land Securities Group PLC

Notification of change in Senior Independent Director

Land Securities Group PLC ("Land Securities" or "Company") today announces that, pursuant to Listing Rule 9.6.11 and in accordance with Provision A.4.1 of the UK Corporate Governance Code, Kevin O'Byrne will cease to act as the Company's Senior Independent Director (a position he has held since April 2012) immediately following the Company's Annual General Meeting on 21 July 2016 ("AGM").

Edward Bonham Carter has been appointed to act as the Company's new Senior Independent Director effective from the AGM. He joined the Board as a Non-executive Director in January 2014 and is a member of the Remuneration Committee. Mr Bonham Carter is Vice Chairman of Jupiter Fund Management plc, having previously been its Chief Executive Officer from June 2007 until March 2014.

Mr O'Byrne joined the Board in April 2008 and became Chairman of the Audit Committee in January 2009. He will remain on the Board for the time being but will step down as Chairman of the Audit Committee in the coming year. A further announcement will be made in due course.


For further information, please contact:

Michael Arnaouti, Deputy Company Secretary Tel +44 (0) 20 7024 5219

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