RNS Number : 9643L
Mitchells & Butlers PLC
21 January 2009


Mitchells & Butlers plc announces thatMike Bramley, Managing Directorof thePubs & Barsdivision,has decided toretire from the Board ofthe Companyon30April2009when he will be 58. He will step down as Managing DirectorofPubs & Barsatthe end of thefirst half of thecurrent financial yearon 11April2009.Subsequently,the operational structure of the business will be consolidated underAdam Fowle, currently Managing Directorof theRestaurants division. From this date Adam will be appointed as Chief Operating Officer.Mikewill assist in the operational handoverofthePubs &Barsbusiness until his retirement.

Adam Fowleinitiallyjoined Mitchells & Butlers in 1985 andwaspreviously Managing Director of the Pubs & Bars divisionbetween 1999and2002. Heisaged50 and has been Managing Director for the Restaurants divisionsince October 2007.

Tim Clarke, Chief Executive commented "I would like to thankMike Bramleyfor his outstanding contribution to Mitchells & Butlers over the past29years and wish him well in hisfutureretirement.I look forward tocontinuing to work withAdam Fowleto further develop Mitchells & Butlers'strength in the pub and pub restaurant sector."

For further information please contact:

Investor Relations:

Erik Castenskiold

0121 4986513


Kathryn Holland

0121 498 4526


No information is required to be disclosed pursuant to LR 9.6.13R in respect of this appointment.

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Mitchells & Butlers owns and operates around 2,000 high quality pubs in prime locations nationwide. The Group's predominantly freehold, managed estate is biased towards large pubs in residential locations. With around 3% of the pubs in theUK, Mitchells & Butlers has 10% of industry sales, and average weekly sales per pub of over three timesthe industry average.

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