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Monday 24 September, 2018

Genus

Non-Executive Director Retirement

RNS Number : 7308B
Genus PLC
24 September 2018
 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

24 September 2018

Genus plc

Non-Executive Director Retirement

Genus plc (LSE: GNS), a leading global animal genetics company, announces that Nigel Turner, Senior Independent Non-Executive Director, has informed the Company of his intention to step down from the Genus Board, effective from the 2018 Annual General Meeting. Nigel Turner has been a Non-Executive Director of the Company since January 2008, and more recently has served as the Company's Senior Independent Director and Chair of the Remuneration Committee.  Lesley Knox will replace Nigel as the Chair of the Company's Remuneration Committee. 

Commenting on Nigel Turner's retirement, Bob Lawson, Chairman of Genus, said:

"Nigel wishes to spend more time with his wife, children and grandchildren and we wish him the very best in his retirement.  Nigel has been intimately involved in the development and progression of Genus over the last decade.  His passion for the agricultural sector and the group's businesses shine through at every Board meeting. His financial insights, business acumen and depth of understanding of the Company will be greatly missed by everyone going forward." 

 For further information please contact:

Genus:

Bob Lawson, Chairman                                                  Tel: +44 (0)1256 345970

Karim Bitar, Chief Executive

 Buchanan:

Charles Ryland                                                                Tel: +44 (0)207 466 5000

 


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