ABP Finance Plc: Director Changes

January 2, 2013

ABP Finance Plc announces that Messrs Michael Rolland and James Cooper have resigned as Directors of the Company with effect from 2 January 2013. 

Mr Rolland will be replaced as a Director by Mr John McManus, who previously served as Alternate Director to Mr Rolland.  Mr Rolland and Mr Philippe Busslinger, each of Borealis Infrastructure, are appointed as Alternate Directors to Mr McManus with immediate effect.

Ahead of Mr Cooper’s forthcoming appointment as Chief Executive of the ABPH Group, Mr Cooper has stepped down as a Director of the Company and will be replaced by Mr Edward Hilton Clarke, Director of Infracapital.  Mr Clarke previously served as a Director of Associated British Ports Holdings Limited and its holding companies from May 2007 to November 2009.  Mr Kenton Bradbury, previously Alternate Director to Mr Cooper, is appointed as Alternate Director to Mr Clarke with immediate effect.

In addition, Messrs McManus and Clarke will replace Messrs Rolland and Cooper respectively as Directors of Associated British Ports Holdings Limited, ABP Acquisitions UK Limited and ABPA Holdings Limited (together the “Companies”) with effect from 2 January 2013.  With immediate effect, Messrs Rolland and Busslinger are appointed as Alternate Directors to Mr McManus for each of the Companies and Mr Bradbury is appointed as Alternate Director to Mr Clarke for each of the Companies.