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Mitchells & Butlers PLC
18 November 2009


Mitchells & Butlers plc

Board Appointment

Mitchells & Butlers plc(the 'Company')announces that Douglas EMcMahonhastoday been appointed asa Non-ExecutiveDirectorof the Companywith immediate effect, acting asanominated shareholder representative of Piedmont Inc. (an investment vehicle of Joe Lewis). Piedmont Inc. owns93,047,373shares inthe Company, representing22.8%of the voting rightsin issue.Mr McMahonwill bethesecondnominated shareholder representativeof Piedmont Inc. alongsideMrRichard McGuire,who wasappointed on 16 July 2009.

Mr McMahonisManaging Director of Tavistock Group.Mr McMahonhastwo decades of marketingexperience, previously serving as chairman and CEO of PublicisNew York, and earlier as General Managerof J. Walter ThompsonNew York.Mr McMahonwas also Chief Marketing Officer atConsumer News and Business Channel (CNBC).

Mitchells & Butlers confirms that there is no further information aboutMr McMahonrequiring disclosure under paragraphs 9.6.13 (2) to (6) of the Listing Rules of the UK Listing Authority.

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For further information, please contact:

Investor Relations:

Erik Castenskiold

+44 121 498 6513


James Murgatroyd(Finsbury Group)

+44 207 251 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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