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Mitchells & Butlers PLC
21 March 2012

21 March 2012

Mitchells & Butlers plc

Board Appointment

Mitchells & Butlers announces that Mr. Edward Irwin has been appointed as a non-independent Non-Executive Director of the Company with immediate effect.

Mr. Irwin is a representative of Elpida Limited, a significant shareholder in Mitchells & Butlers and is Finance Director of Coolmore, a leading thoroughbred bloodstock breeder with operations in Ireland, the USA and Australia.

Commenting on the appointment, Executive Chairman Bob Ivell said:

"I am pleased to welcome Mr. Irwin to the Board and we look forward to working with him to continue to drive the performance of the business forward. Elpida is a supportive shareholder and we are confident that having Mr. Irwin on the Board will be both positive and constructive. Our search for both a new Chief Executive and for independent Non-Executive Directors is progressing well."

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

For further information:

Tim Jones

Finance Director

0121 498 6514

James Murgatroyd

RLM Finsbury

0207 251 3801

Note for editors:

Mitchells & Butlers is the leading operator of restaurants and pubs in the UK.

Its leading portfolio brands includes Harvester, Toby Carvery, Vintage Inns,

Premium Country Dining Group, Crown Carveries, Sizzling Pub, Browns,

Miller & Carter, Metro Professionals, All Bar One, Nicholson's, O'Neill's and

Ember Inns. Further details are available at www.mbplc.com.

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