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John Lewis Of Hungerford PLC

20 January 2020

20 January 2020

John Lewis of Hungerford plc

(the "Company")

Directorate change

John Lewis of Hungerford Plc (AIM: JLH), the specialist manufacturer and retailer of kitchens, bedrooms and freestanding furniture, announces that Gary O'Brien, Non-Executive Chairman, has resigned as a director of the Company with immediate effect. Kiran Noonan, Managing Director, has been appointed as Acting Chairman with immediate effect until a permanent Non-Executive Chairman is identified and appointed.

As a result of Mr O'Brien's resignation, the resolution relating to his re-appointment which was to be presented at the Company's General Meeting scheduled for 21 January 2020 will not be presented at the meeting.

Kiran Noonan, Managing Director, commented:

"We thank Gary for his contribution to the Company over the recent years and wish him well with his future plans."

Gary O'Brien commented:

"It is with regret that I have tendered my resignation for personal reasons and I thank all my colleagues in the Company for the support they have given me over my tenure. I also wish them and the Company all the success that they deserve."


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