RNS Number : 1181T
Mitchells & Butlers PLC
01 June 2009

Mitchells & Butlers plc

Senior Independent Director

Simon Laffinhas today been appointedSeniorIndependentDirector of theBoard of Mitchells & Butlers plc with immediate effect.He joined the Board on 29January2009asan independentNon-ExecutiveDirector andChairman of theAuditCommittee.

Drummond Hall


Investor Relations:

Erik Castenskiold

0121 498 6513


Alastair Scott

0121 498 6004

James Murgatroyd (Finsbury Group)

0207 251 3801

Notes for editors:


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 almost four times greater than that of the averageUKpub.


Mitchells & Butlers' leading portfolio of brands and formats includes Ember Inns, Harvester, Sizzling Pub Co., Toby Carvery, Vintage Inns, Crown Carveries, All Bar One, O'Neill's, Nicholson's and Browns. In addition, Mitchells & Butlers operates a large number of individual city centre and residential pubs.

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