RNS Number : 8819A
Northgate PLC
16 October 2009

16 October 2009



Northgate plc, the UK and Spain's leading specialist in light commercial vehicle hire, announces the retirement of Philip Rogerson as Chairman of the Board.

Mr Rogerson, who joined the Board in November 2003 and was appointed Chairman in June 2007, will retire as Chairman and from his position on the Board on 31 December 2009. He will join the Board of Bunzl plc as Chairman designate on 1 January 2010.

The Nomination Committee has begun the process of searching for a successor.


For further information, please contact:

Northgate plc    

01325 467558

Steve Smith, Chief Executive    

Tom Brown, Senior Independent Director

Hogarth Partnership Limited

020 7357 9477

Andrew Jaques

Barnaby Fry

Anthony Arthur

Notes to Editors:

Northgate plc rents light commercial vehicles and sells a range of fleet products to businesses via a network of hire companies in the UKRepublic of Ireland and Spain. Its NORFLEX® product gives businesses access to a flexible method to acquire as many commercial vehicles as they need, without tying up capital or entering a fixed term contract.

Further information regarding Northgate plc can be found on the Company's website:


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