Northgate plc ('Northgate'), the UK and Spain's leading specialist in light commercial vehicle hire, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jill Caseberry as a non-executive director with immediate effect.

Jill Caseberry, aged 47, has extensive sales, marketing and general management experience across a number of blue chip companies including Mars, Pepsi and Premier Foods. She currently runs her own sales and marketing consultancy and is CEO of a food/beverage start up business. Prior to setting up these businesses Jill was general manager of a Premier Foods Division.

Bob Mackenzie, Chairman of Northgate, said:
"I am delighted that Jill has agreed to join the Board as a non-executive director. She brings a huge amount of sales, marketing and general management experience which will be invaluable as we build on our platform for growth following the successful restructuring programme."

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