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23/05/2013

Board Appointment

Mitchells & Butlers announces that Mr Stewart Gilliland has been appointed as an independent Non-Executive Director of the Company with immediate effect.

Mr Gilliland was Chief Executive Officer of Muller Dairy (UK) Limited until 2011 and prior to that held senior management positions in InBev SA, Interbrew UK Limited and Whitbread plc. He is currently a Non-Executive Director of Booker Group Plc, Sutton and East Surrey Water Co, Tulip Group Limited, Nature's Way Foods Limited, C&C Group and Vianet Plc.

Commenting on the appointment, the Chairman of Mitchells & Butlers, Bob Ivell, said:

"I am delighted to welcome Stewart to our Board. He brings significant and valuable experience and we are sure that he will be an asset to the Company. Stewart's appointment, along with the appointments of Imelda Walsh and Colin Rutherford, means that the Board now comprises a Non-Executive Chairman, three independent Non-Executive Directors, three Non-Executive Directors appointed as representatives by specific shareholders and two Executive Directors."

The Company confirms that there is no information about Mr Gilliland requiring disclosure under paragraph 9.6.13 (1) to (6) of the Listing Rules of the UK Listing Authority.

For further information, please contact:

Stephen HopsonHead of Investor Relations0121 498 4895
James MurgatroydRLM Finsbury0207 251 3801

Note for editors:

Mitchells & Butlers is the UK's largest operator of managed restaurants and pubs. Its portfolio of brands and formats includes Harvester, Toby Carvery, Vintage Inns, Premium Country Dining Group, Crown Carveries, Village Pub & Kitchen, Sizzling Pubs, All Bar One, Browns, Miller & Carter, Metro Professionals, Alex, Nicholson's, O'Neill's and Ember Inns. Further details are available at www.mbplc.com and supporting photography can be downloaded at www.mbplc.com/imagelibrary

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