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Mitchells & Butlers PLC
28 August 2009

28 August2009


Mitchells & Butlers plc(the "Company")


Board Appointments



Mitchells & Butlers plc announces thatDenis Jackson andRay MacSharryhavetoday been appointed as Non-Executive Directorsof the Company with immediate effect.These appointmentswill further strengthen the range of skills and experience of the Board.


Denis Jackson has significant investment banking experience, joining Salomon Brothers in 1990, which later became part of Citigroup.Mr Jacksonhas extensive expertise in treasury and liability management functions and more recently was Head of EMEA Prime Brokerage Sales inLondon. He brings a combination of international and capital markets knowledge to the Board, having spent a number of years in New York and Hong Kong and previously within Corporate Banking at The Sumitomo Bank, Limited.Mr Jacksonleft Citigroup in 2009butremains a Trustee ofCitigroup Global Markets Limited Pension and Life Assurance Schemehaving been elected in 2008.


Ray MacSharryhasextensive corporate experiencethrough his previous roles asNon-Executive DirectorofBank of IrelandplcandRyanair Holdingsplc, having been Chairman ofRyanair Ltd before it became publicin 1997. He was also Chairman ofLondon City Airport,Eircom Groupplcand Green Property plc andwas appointed to theBoardof Irish Life & Permanent plc in 2008to represent the taxpayer under the Government'sbankguarantee scheme. Prior to this, MrMacSharryheldvarious ministerial positionsinIrelandbefore taking on the role ofIreland'sEU Commissioner. These includedMinister for Finance, Minister for Agriculture and Governor of the European Investment Bank.


The Company confirms that there is no further information aboutDenis Jackson andRay MacSharryrequiring disclosure under paragraph 9.6.13 (2) to (6) of the ListingRules of the UK Listing Authority.



For further information, please contact:


Erik Castenskiold

Investor Relations

+44 121 498 6513

JamesLeviton

Finsbury Group

+44 207 251 3801


Notes for editors:


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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 almost four times greater than that of the averageUKpub.

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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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