Directorate Change

RNS Number : 5045V
W.H. Ireland Group PLC
14 January 2013

WH Ireland Group plc


(“WH Ireland” or the “Company”)


Confirmation of Appointment of Chief Executive Officer


WH Ireland is pleased to announce that, further to the announcement of 13 December 2012 regarding Richard Killingbeck assuming the duties of acting Chief Executive Officer, subject to FSA approval, such approval has now been granted and that Richard has agreed to be appointed as Chief Executive Officer with immediate effect.


Rupert Lowe, Chairman of WH Ireland commented: “I am delighted that, following FSA approval, Richard Killingbeck has agreed to assume the role of Chief Executive Officer.  Richard brings significant financial sector experience to the Company gained over the past 25 years and this experience will help WH Ireland as it continues to expand the business in the years ahead”.


For further information please contact:


WH Ireland Group plc

+44 (0) 20 7220 1666

Rupert Lowe, Chairman

Richard Killingbeck, CEO

Panmure Gordon (UK) Limited

+44 (0)20 7886 2500

Hugh Morgan (Corporate Finance)

Adam Pollock (Corporate Broking)

Abchurch Communications

+44 (0)20 7398 7718

Harriet Rae/Joanne Shears/Julian Bosdet


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