3 April 2020

Eddie Stobart Logistics plc

(“the “Company””)

Directorate Update

 Further to the Company’s announcement dated 26 February 2020, the Company is pleased to announce the appointment of Adrian Collins as Non-Executive Chairman with immediate effect.

Adrian has worked in the fund management business for over 40 years, most recently at Liontrust Asset Management where he served as Chairman from 2009 to 2019. Prior to that he was Managing Director at Gartmore Investment Management, where he spent a large part of his career. He is currently Chairman of CIP Merchant Capital Ltd, Bahamas Petroleum Company plc and Tri-Star Resources plc.

The Company provides the required disclosures in accordance with Schedule 2(g) of the AIM Rules for Companies in the appendix to this announcement.

Regulatory Disclosures

Full name (age)

Adrian John Reginald Collins (65)

Current directorships:

Bahamas Petroleum Company plc
CIP Merchant Capital Ltd
Fidelis Underwriting Ltd
Fincorp International Ltd
Heritage Collins Ltd
LTC Holdings plc
The Sri Lanka Fund Ltd
Tri-Star Resources plc

Previous directorships / partnerships (in the last five years):

City Natural Resources High Yield Trust plc
CQS Management Limited
Liontrust Asset Management plc
ew City High Yield Fund Ltd


Mr Collins became a director of Geared Income Investment Trust Plc on 17 February 1997. Administrative receivers of the company were appointed on 8 April 2003 and the company was dissolved on 29 May 2018.

Mr Collins was appointed to the board of Sporting Classics Publications Limited upon incorporation, with the company subsequently put into creditors’ voluntary liquidation on 3 March 1999.

Mr Collins was appointed to the board of Colorvision plc following a financial re-construction in May 1996. Following the withdrawal of support from the company’s principal bankers, joint administrative receivers were appointed on 31 July 1996.

Mr Collins was appointed to the board as a non-executive director of Murray Meat Markets Ltd in April 1991. Administrative receivers were appointed by Barclays Bank plc on 21 April 1992, and the official receiver appointed a liquidator on 25 November 1992.

Mr Collins was appointed executive director of Marillion plc in December 1990 and resigned as a director on 11 December 1991. Administrative receivers were appointed by the company on 1 July 1992.

There are no further disclosures pursuant to Schedule 2(g) of the AIM Rules for Companies to be made in respect of Mr Collins’ appointment. As at today’s date, Mr Collins does not hold any shares in the Company.

Further enquiries:

Eddie Stobart Logistics plc via FTI Consulting
FTI Consulting (0)20 3727 1340
Nick Hasell / Alex Le May / Matthew O’Keeffe
Cenkos Securities Plc (Nomad & Broker) (0)20 7397 8900
Nicholas Wells / Giles Balleny / Harry Hargreaves