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Tony Wood becomes COO

Appointment of Chief Operating Officer

Meggitt PLC is pleased to announce that Tony Wood has been appointed as Chief Operating Officer from 1 December 2016.

Tony has significant business and operational experience in the aerospace industry, most recently at Rolls-Royce plc where he held a number of senior management positions during a 15-year career, latterly as President, Aerospace. He previously spent 16 years at Messier-Dowty.

Tony will report to Stephen Young, Chief Executive and will also be appointed to the Board of Directors as an executive director effective 1 December 2016. Tony will have a specific focus on accelerating the operational performance of the Group.

Sir Nigel Rudd commented:

“I am delighted to welcome Tony Wood to the Board, where his extensive industry experience will be invaluable as we support our customers with the unprecedented ramp-ups of their new programmes, whilst accelerating the progress of our strategic initiatives.”

Tony Wood commented:

“Meggitt is one of the world’s leading engineering groups serving customers globally through its unique capabilities in the aerospace, defence and energy markets. I look forward to contributing to the company’s continued growth and operational performance at an exciting time in its development.”

There are no further details to disclose under paragraph 9.6.13 of the Listing Rules in relation to this appointment.

Notes:
This announcement contains inside information.

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Meggitt PLC
Stephen Young, Chief Executive
Doug Webb, Chief Financial Officer
Adrian Bunn, Vice President Strategy and Investor Relations
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