Centrica Welcomes Non-Exec Director



Centrica announced that Lesley Knox is to be appointed a Non-Executive Director of the company, effective January 1, 2012. Mrs. Knox will become a member of Centrica's Audit, Nominations and Remuneration Committees.

Mrs. Knox is currently chairman of Alliance Trust plc, the senior independent non-executive director of Hays plc and a non-executive director of SABMiller plc.

Sir Roger Carr, Chairman of Centrica said, "I'm delighted to welcome Lesley as a Non-Executive Director. She brings a wealth of strategic and financial experience across a range of businesses which will help in the delivery of Centrica's strategic objectives. Lesley's appointment will further strengthen the Board's composition, succession planning and diversity."

Mrs. Knox brings the total number of women on Centrica's board to four.


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