The Board of Emap plc announces that Alun Cathcart will become Chairman following the 2006 Annual General Meeting on 13 July 2006 when Adam Broadbent will be retiring at the completion of his third term on the Board.
Mr Cathcart becomes Deputy Chairman with immediate effect to facilitate an orderly handover of responsibilities.
Mr Cathcart was appointed as a Non-Executive Director of Emap in June 2005. He is also Chairman of The Rank Group plc, Palletways Group Limited and Avis Europe plc.
Commenting, Adam Broadbent, Chairman of Emap, said: ‘The Board looks forward to working with Alun Cathcart as Deputy Chairman and eventually as Chairman. He has broad public company experience and a strong strategic insight which have been of great value to the Group since his appointment as a Non-Executive Director.’