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Appointment of Non-executive Director

Released 07:00 06-Jun-2014

RNS Number : 9895I
Hargreaves Services PLC
06 June 2014

For immediate release

6 June 2014




("Hargreaves" or the "Group")

Appointment of Non-executive Director


Hargreaves Services plc (AIM: HSP), the UK's leading supplier of solid fuels and bulk material logistics, is pleased to announce the appointment of Peter Jones to the Board as a Non-executive Director with effect from today, 6 June 2014.  He will be appointed a member of the Nominations Committee and Audit Committee and he will also Chair the Remuneration Committee.

Mr Jones was until recently the Chief Executive of Associated British Ports, the UK's leading ports group which runs ports including Immingham, the UK's biggest port by tonnage and the largest coal handling facility in the UK.

Gordon Banham, CEO of Hargreaves, said: "Peter's experience will be invaluable as we grow our energy supply business. We look forward to his contribution to the Board."



The following information is disclosed pursuant to Schedule Two paragraph (g) of the AIM Rules for Companies. Peter Anthony Jones, age 59 years, has been a director of the following companies during the five years preceding the date of this announcement:


Current directorships

Henderson Opportunities Trust plc

SKIL Ports & Logistics Ltd

Milford Haven Port Authority

Past directorships

Associated British Ports Holdings Ltd

Southampton Container Terminal Ltd

Tilbury Container Services Ltd

UK Major Ports Group Ltd


Mr Jones has not held any other directorships in the previous five years and he does not hold any ordinary shares in the Group. There are no further disclosures to be made in accordance with Schedule Two paragraph (g) of the AIM Rules in connection with Peter Jones' appointment to the Group's Board.


For further details:

Hargreaves Services

Tel: 0191 373 4485

Gordon Banham, CEO

Iain Cockburn, Finance Director


Tel: 020 7466 5000

Mark Court / Fiona Henson / Sophie Cowles

N+1 Singer (Nomad & Joint Broker)

Tel: 0207 496 3000

Sandy Fraser / Nick Owen

Jefferies Hoare Govett (Joint Broker)

Tel: 020 7029 8000

Sara Hale / Harry Nicholas


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