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Tuesday 24 June, 2003

GB Group PLC

Appointment of Divisional MD

GB Group PLC
24 June 2003

24 June 2003





                                  GB GROUP PLC



                  Appointment of Divisional Managing Director



GB Group plc ('GB Group' or 'the Group') is pleased to announce the appointment
of Ian Davidson as Managing Director of its DataCapture/DataCare Division.



Prior to this appointment, Ian Davidson (aged 38) worked for Pitney Bowes Inc.
(a global company providing innovative mailing and document management
solutions, marketing expertise and efficiency management services) where he was
Vice President of Enterprise Account and Software Sales for the Document
Messaging Technologies Division, based in Connecticut, USA.



Commenting on his appointment, Richard Law, Chief Executive of GB Group, said: '
I am delighted that Ian has decided to join us.  He has proven and extensive
sales and management experience within our sector and he has the potential to
make a significant contribution to GB Group in respect of its sales growth and
the successful achievement of the Group's strategy and objectives.



'His appointment further strengthens the senior management team of GB Group
which saw the appointments of Mona Navin-Mealey as Group Finance Director in
January 2003 and Dave Cockerill as the Managing Director of the Group's other
operating division, DataManagement/DataInsight, in November 2002.'



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For further information, please contact:


GB Group plc
Richard Law, Chief Executive                           01244 657333

Mona Navin-Mealey, Finance Director

Weber Shandwick Square Mile

Richard Hews                                           020 7067 0700

Christian San Jose

Website                                                www.gb.co.uk










Notes to Editors



About GB Group:



1.         GB Group is a Customer Relationship Management ('CRM') and data
software and consultancy company based in Chester.



2.         GB Group's products and services enable clients to:



•                     run their businesses better, more efficiently and more
cost effectively. In turn, they enjoy significant competitive advantage through
the identification of customer and market opportunities before their rivals; and



•                     implement successful data strategies and improve the
quality and accuracy of the data of their customers.



In addition, GB Group is now broadening its data services into complimentary
areas to analyse and manage non-customer data on behalf of customers such as
AstraZeneca.



3.         Critical to the process of building lasting relationships with their
customers, clients are provided with all of their data needs by GB Group's four
data solutions of DataCapture, DataCare, DataInsight and DataManagement.



O               DataCapture



Software used for rapid individual name, address and telephone number
verification and capture. From a simple postcode and house number, GB Group's
clients can confirm their customers' full name, address and telephone number,
rapidly speeding up customer services.



O               DataCare



A powerful analysis service for describing, understanding and predicting
customer behaviour.  By knowing customer preferences and monitoring their
behaviour in detail, GB Group's clients enjoy the advantage of knowing which are
their best customers both today and tomorrow.



O               DataManagement



Sophisticated cleansing, appending and suppression services for accurate
up-to-date customer data.  Customer data decays every day as the UK population
moves home and changes their contact details. GB Group helps clients reach their
customers accurately each time.



O               DataInsight



Highly specialised services for tailored database design, development and
hosting.  When the challenge of managing huge databases becomes too much and a
strain on resources, GB Group's clients outsource the daily management of their
customer databases, taking advantage of GB Group's experience and
infrastructure.



4.         GB Group's customers include: Standard Life, Bristol & West Building
Society, Stena Line, AstraZeneca, Bank of Ireland, npower, WHSmith - plus many
government agencies, such as HM Customs & Excise, National Criminal Intelligence
Service and the National Crime Squad.


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