RNS Number : 6701A
Mitchells & Butlers PLC
13 October 2009

13 October 2009


Mitchells & Butlers plc(the "Company")


Board Appointment



Mitchells & Butlers plc announces thatTony Bates has today been appointed as a Non-Executive Director of the Company with immediate effect.


Tony Bates is Chief Operating Officer of COLT Telecom Group, havingbeen a member of the Board since joiningin2004as Group Chief Financial Officer. Previously he spent twelve years at EMI Group plcwhere he was Group CFO and Executive Vice President ofEMI Recorded Music.


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



For further information, please contact:

Erik Castenskiold

Public Affairs

+44 121 498 6513

JamesLeviton

Finsbury Group

+44 207251 3801



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