2 February 2015

Mitchells & Butlers plc

Senior Independent Director

The Board of Mitchells & Butlers plc (the "Company") announces that Stewart Gilliland has today been appointed Senior Independent Director of the Board of the Company, such appointment being with immediate effect. Mr Gilliland joined the Board on 23 May 2013 as an independent Non-Executive Director.

For further information, please contact:

Investor Relations:

James Cooper

0121 498 4525


James Murgatroyd (Finsbury)

020 7251 3801

Notes 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, Country Pubs, Sizzling Pubs, Crown Carveries, Oak Tree Pubs, All Bar One, Browns, Miller & Carter, Castle, 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.

Mitchells & Butlers serves around 135 million meals and 435 million drinks each year and is one of the largest operators within the UK's £78 billion eating and drinking out market.