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Appointment of non-executive director 20 August 2018

20th August 2018

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Dart Group PLC
20 August 2018

20 August 2018

Dart Group PLC

(the "Company")

Appointment of non-executive director


Dart Group PLC, the Leisure Travel and Distribution & Logistics group, is pleased to announce the appointment of Richard (Rick) Green as a non-executive director, with effect from the conclusion of the Company's forthcoming Annual General Meeting on 6 September 2018.


Rick has extensive commercial experience in the travel industry gained from working in both the Airline & Tour Operating sectors.   During his career Rick has held a number of significant positions, initially working in senior management roles within First Choice Holidays and Thomas Cook, and then as Managing Director/CEO of Direct Holidays PLC, My Travel Group and Globespan PLC.  More recently Rick has operated as a senior consultant within the travel industry and has provided consultancy services and advice to the Directors of and Jet2holidays on commercial strategy projects since May 2010.

Rick will become a member of the Audit Committee with effect from the date of his appointment.


Philip Meeson, Executive Chairman of the Group commented:


"I am delighted to welcome Rick Green to the Board of Directors.  He has huge experience of the travel industry and I know that he will make a significant contribution to the ongoing success of our Leisure Travel business."


The directorships and partnerships currently held by Rick Green and over the five years preceding the date of appointment are as follows:


Mr Richard Green, aged 56


Current directorships/partnerships

Previous directorships/partnerships

The Globespan Group PLC


Mr Green was appointed as a director of The Globespan Group plc on 26 November 2007.  The Globespan Group plc went into administration on 16 December 2009 and the administration is still ongoing.  The level of preferential claims is estimated to be £0.6 million and there are not expected to be any dividends for preferential creditors or unsecured creditors.


Mr Green does not hold any ordinary shares in Dart Group PLC.


There are no further disclosures to be made pursuant to Schedule 2 paragraph (g) of the AIM Rules.


Dart Group PLC

Philip Meeson, Executive Chairman

Tel:             0113 239 7817

Gary Brown, Group Chief Financial Officer

Smith & Williamson Corporate Finance Limited

Nominated Adviser

David Jones/Katy Birkin

Tel:             020 7131 4000

Canaccord Genuity - Joint Broker

Antony Isaacs

Ben Griffiths

Tel:             020 7523 8000

Arden Partners - Joint Broker

Christopher Hardie

Tel:             020 7614 5900

Buchanan - Financial PR

Richard Oldworth

Tel:             020 7466 5000


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