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Swallowfield PLC (BAR)

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Thursday 29 July, 2010

Swallowfield PLC

Directorate Change

RNS Number : 1111Q
Swallowfield PLC
29 July 2010

Swallowfield plc

Appointment of Non-Executive Director

Over the last nine months the Swallowfield plc Board has undertaken a search for a non-executive director with relevant and appropriate business sector experience to add to the skill mix around the board table.  The Board is pleased to report that its search has been successful and is delighted to announce the appointment of Franklin Berrebi as an independent non-executive director with effect from today.

Franklin, a French national, brings a wealth of international experience in the consumer goods market having spent 33 years with L'Oreal, latterly as the Managing Director of L'Oreal Consumer Goods Europe. He has over the years gained extensive experience in Sales, Marketing and Manufacturing management and strategy with the Company. Since retiring from L'Oreal in 2004 Franklin has worked with AXA Private Equity on the Board of a number of companies including home care company Spotless Group. He is also a board member of Altavia Europe, a member of the French Advertisers Association and a lecturer in Marketing at HEC and Paris Dauphine.  

Franklin will join the Audit, Remuneration and Nomination committees.

Shena Winning, Chairman, commented:


"We are delighted that Franklin has agreed to join the Swallowfield Board at such an exciting time in the Company's development. He brings a wealth of relevant experience and an international dimension that fits well with our current expansion plans".


For further information please contact:


Swallowfield plc

Shena Winning


01823 662 241

Ian Mackinnon

Chief Executive Officer

01823 662 241

Barrie Newton

Smith & Williamson Corporate Finance

0117 376 2213

Nick Reeve

Smith & Williamson Corporate Finance

0117 376 2213

Alan Bulmer

Performance Communications

0117 907 6514

Chris Lawrence

JBP Public Relations

0117 907 3400

The following information is disclosed in relation to Schedule Two paragraph (g) of the AIM Rules:

Franklin Pinhas Berrebi (aged 67) is currently a director of Altavia Europe and Organic & Fair, both of which are registered in France.  In the past 5 years he has been a director of Spotless Group, a company registered in France.

No further information is required to be disclosed pursuant to Schedule Two paragraph (g).

Notes to Editors:

Swallowfield plc is a market leader in the development, formulation and supply of cosmetics, toiletries and related household products to the own label and branded sectors.  We pride ourselves on being a customer orientated, innovative, flexible and responsive company and combine high quality, competitive products with strong customer service - developing close partnerships with our customers and an in depth knowledge of their requirements.

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