Appointment of Non-Executive Director Business Wire



Chapel Down Group plc
(“Chapel Down” or the “Company” or the “Group”)

Appointment of Non-Executive Director

Chapel Down Group plc, the AQSE listed English wine and drinks producer, announces today that Stewart Gilliland has been appointed to the Board as a Non-Executive Director with immediate effect.

Stewart has over 30 years’ experience and knowledge in international marketing, logistics and business management and previously held executive roles with leading consumer-facing companies, including Whitbread, Mitchells & Butler and Interbrew. He held the position of Chief Executive of Müller Dairies UK and Ireland until 2010.

He is currently Chairman of C&C Group plc and a Non-Executive Director of Tesco plc. Prior to joining the Board of Tesco, he was chairman of Booker Group plc.

Commenting on the appointment Frazer Thompson said:

“I am delighted to formally welcome Stewart to the Board. Stewart brings not only extensive drinks industry experience and FMCG expertise built at ABInBev, Muller, M&B, Tesco and C&C but also a love of great brands and an enthusiasm for our business. With Stewart’s strategic and commercial skills and outstanding people skills we know that he will be a great asset for the Company and I am truly delighted that he has agreed to help us on our journey.”

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Chapel Down Group plc

Frazer Thompson

Richard Woodhouse


Chief Executive

Finance Director

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Christopher Raggett/Simon Hicks

Tim Redfern


Corporate Finance


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This announcement contains inside information for the purposes of Article 7 of the Market Abuse Regulation (EU) 596/2014 as it forms part of UK domestic law by virtue of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 ("MAR"), and is disclosed in accordance with the company's obligations under Article 17 of MAR.

The following information relating to Stewart Gilliland is disclosed pursuant to Rule 4.9 of the AQSE Growth Market – Apex Rulebook.

Current directorships and/or partnerships

Former directorships and/or partnerships (within the last five years)

C&C Group plc

Booker Group Limited

Curious Drinks Limited

Mitchells & Butlers plc

Natures Way Foods Limited


Tesco plc





Chapel Down Group plc

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