Appointment of Chief Financial Officer

Eddie Stobart Logistics plc, a leading UK end-to-end supply chain, transport and logistics group, announces that Damien Harte, Chief Financial Officer, has notified the Group of his intention to retire effective 31 March 2019 due to family health reasons.

The Directors announce their intention to appoint Anoop Kang as Chief Financial Officer with effect from 1 April 2019. Anoop is currently CFO at Cambian Group, prior to which he held a series of senior financial roles at Balfour Beatty plc and Kier Group plc. Damien will remain available following publication of the Company’s audited results for the year ended 30 November 2018 to ensure an efficient handover.

Alex Laffey, Chief Executive Officer, commented:

“Since he joined Eddie Stobart in November 2016, Damien has successfully led the finance and M&A teams through the IPO process in April 2017, the associated refinancing and subsequent acquisitions for which we thank him. The Board and executive colleagues offer Damien and his family very best wishes for the future. I would like to welcome Anoop to the Company. He brings significant relevant financial and commercial experience to the role and I look forward to working with him.”

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