5 SEPTEMBER 2018
Associated British Foods plc
Associated British Foods plc (the 'Company') is pleased to announce today that Graham Allan has been appointed as a non-executive director of the Company with effect from 5 September 2018.
Graham is currently the Senior Independent Director at Intertek Group plc. He was the Group Chief Executive of Dairy Farm International Holdings Limited, a pan-Asian retailer and a subsidiary of Jardine Matheson, until August 2017 after serving for five years with the Group. Prior to joining Dairy Farm, he was President and Chief Executive Officer at Yum! Restaurants International and was responsible for global brands KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell in all markets except the US and China. Since 1989, he has held various senior positions in multinational food and beverage companies with operations across the globe and has lived and worked in Australia, Asia, the US and Europe. Graham is also a Board member of IKANO Pte Ltd, an Asian retail and property company. He was previously a Non-Executive Director of InterContinental Hotels Group plc, Yonghui Superstores Co. in China and a Commissioner of Hero Group, an Indonesian retailer. Graham holds an MBA from the University of Melbourne.
Graham will become a member of the Audit and Remuneration Committees on appointment.
The Company confirms that there are no further details to disclose under paragraphs 9.6.13R (1) of the Listing Rules in respect of the new director.
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