Change in Directors' Roles
Informa plc ("the Company") confirms that Peter Rigby, Chief Executive, will retire and Adam Walker, Group Finance Director, will leave the Company today, 31st December 2013. Stephen A. Carter, will take up the role of Group Chief Executive with effect from 1st January 2014.
Additionally Dr Pamela Kirby has decided to step down as Chair of the Remuneration Committee and Geoffrey Cooper will take up that role with effect from 1st January 2014.
In line with his contractual entitlements, Peter Rigby will receive a bonus equivalent to 100% of his base salary for the financial year ended 31st December 2013. As a good leaver under the provisions of the Long-Term Incentive Plan and the Deferred Share Bonus Plan, he has received a pro-rata vesting of 61,763 shares and all his 41,541 deferred share bonus plan shares. In addition 927 shares will be released from the Share Incentive Plan after 31st December 2013.
In relation to Adam Walker, the Remuneration Committee will determine in February 2014 what, if any, remuneration payments may be made depending on the trading results for the 2013 financial year and in accordance with the usual annual bonus calculation process.
This announcement follows those previously made on 10th July 2013 (RNS number ch.78.782), 10th October 2013 (RNS number ch.78.858) and 10th December 2013 (RNS number ch.78.907), 18th December 2013 (RNS number ch.78.912) and in accordance with paragraphs 9.6.11R (3) and (4) of the Listing Rules. There is no change in the information previously provided in accordance with paragraph 9.6.13R (2) to (6) of the Listing Rules.
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