RNS Number : 1983Z
Great Portland Estates PLC
25 May 2016

25 May 2016

Directorate change


Great Portland Estates plc ("GPE") announces that Jonathan Nicholls will retire from the Board at the 2016 Annual General Meeting on 7 July 2016 to become Chairman of Shaftesbury plc in autumn 2016 and a search for his replacement is underway.  Charles Philipps will serve as acting Senior Independent Director and acting Chairman of the Audit Committee from 7 July 2016.


Martin Scicluna commented: "On behalf of the Board, I would like to thank Jonathan Nicholls for his valuable contribution to the Group over the past six and half years and wish him well in his new role."




Great Portland Estates plc

Toby Courtauld - Chief Executive                                                      020 7647 3042


Finsbury (GPE Financial PR)

James Murgatroyd                                                                             020 7251 3801

Gordon Simpson           


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