DIRECTORATE CHANGES-JET2 PLC

DIRECTORATE CHANGES-JET2 PLC

Directorate Changes

Jet2 plc, the Leisure Travel group, is pleased to announce the appointment of Rachel Kentleton as an independent non-executive director with effect from 18 March 2024.  Rachel will also join the Company's Audit & Risk Committee and Remuneration Committee upon appointment.  Following completion of the external audit of the Company's financial results for the year ending 31 March 2024, Rachel will take up the position as Chair of the Audit & Risk Committee.

Rachel was most recently Chief Financial Officer at St Modwen Properties Ltd and prior to that was Group Finance Director at PayPoint plc.  Rachel has held various senior positions in Finance, Investor Relations and Strategy including Group Director of Strategy and Implementation at easyJet plc.  She has also held several non-executive positions including her current roles as a non-executive director at Trustpilot Group plc (where she also chairs the Audit Committee) and Travelodge (where she is Audit Committee Chair designate), and her former role as Chair of the Audit Committee at Persimmon plc.

Mark Laurence has given notice that, following 14 years as a non-executive director, he will retire from the Board on Rachel's appointment.

Robin Terrell, Non-executive Chairman, commented:

 

"Firstly, on behalf of the Board, I would like to thank Mark for his service over a period in which the turnover of the business grew more than tenfold and wish him well for the future.

 

We are delighted to welcome Rachel to the Board. Rachel is an experienced director, with an impressive track record both in her executive and non-executive roles.  Her breadth of expertise will be invaluable as we continue our focus on People, Service, Profits and deliver our strategy to be the UK's Leading and Best Leisure Travel Business".

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