Appointment of a new Non-executive Director to the Board

14 Mar 2014
Susan Searle

QinetiQ Group plc is pleased to announce the appointment of Susan Searle as a Non-executive Director of the Group with immediate effect. On appointment, Susan will become a member of the Audit, Remuneration, Nominations, Risk & CSR and Security Committees. She is the former CEO of Imperial Innovations Group plc. Susan is also a Non-executive Director of Benchmark Holdings plc, an AIM-listed international agricultural biotechnology business.

Commenting on today’s announcement Mark Elliott, Chairman of QinetiQ, said:

“I am delighted to welcome Susan to the Board, bringing her strong experience of commercialising new technologies and intellectual property. This experience is of particular relevance to QinetiQ as it pursues its Organic-Plus strategy.”

There are no other matters requiring disclosure under LR 9.6.13.

Notes to Editors:

A FTSE250 company, QinetiQ uses its domain knowledge to provide technical support and know-how to customers in the global aerospace, defence and security markets. QinetiQ’s unique position enables it to be a trusted partner to government organisations, including defence departments, intelligence services and security agencies.

For further information please contact:

Investor relations: David Bishop, QinetiQ +44 (0) 7920 108675
Media relations: QinetiQ Press Office +44 (0) 1252 393500
  Liz Morley, Maitland +44 (0) 20 7379 5151
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Appointment of a new Non-executive Director to the Board