Shire Appoints Susan Kilsby To Succeed Matthew Emmens As Chairman - Quick Facts

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(RTTNews.com) - Shire Plc (SHP.L, SHPG) announced that Matthew Emmens will retire as Non-Executive Chairman and Susan Kilsby, Chairman of Shire's Audit, Compliance & Risk Committee will succeed him after the conclusion of Shire's AGM on 29 April 2014.

Susan Kilsby joined the Shire Board as a Non-Executive Director in September 2011 following global career in investment banking. In May 2013 she was appointed Chairman of Shire's Audit, Compliance & Risk Committee.

Susan is also a Non-Executive Director of BBA Aviation plc, Coca-Cola HBC AG and Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc. Susan has served as a part-time Senior Advisor to Credit Suisse Group AG since 2009 and this role will conclude when she becomes Chairman.

Upon becoming Chairman of the Board, Susan will step down as Chairman of Shire's Audit, Compliance & Risk Committee. At that time, Dominic Blakemore will become Chairman of that Committee, the company said.

The firm also announced that Susan will become a member of Shire's Nomination Committee with effect from 1 February 2014.

Matt joined the company as Chief Executive in 2003 and became Chairman of Shire in 2008.

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