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UBM Says Dame Helen Alexander To Succeed John Botts As Chairman - Quick Facts

UBM Plc (UBM.L,UBMJF.PK) announced that Dame Helen Alexander will join the Board as a non-executive director on May 10, 2012 and will succeed John Botts as chairman following the company's Annual General Meeting which will be held on May 11, 2012.

Botts will retire from the Board at the conclusion of the Annual General Meeting.

Dame Helen Alexander is chairman of the Port of London Authority, Incisive Media and deputy chairman of esure Group Holdings, a non-executive director at Rolls-Royce Group Plc, and senior adviser to Bain Capital. She was president of the CBI 2009-2011, and chief executive of the Economist Group until 2008, having joined the company in 1985 and been managing director of the Economist Intelligence Unit from 1993 to 1997. She was also a non-executive director of Centrica Plc from 2003 to 2011. She is also Chancellor of the University of Southampton, and is involved in other not-for-profit organizations in education, media, the internet and the arts.

by RTT Staff Writer

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