RNS Number : 2637Q

Ferguson PLC

17 June 2020

17 June 2020



Ferguson plc ("Company") confirms the appointment of Geoff Drabble, Chairman of the Company, as a Non Executive Director and Chairman Designate of DS Smith Plc with effect from 1 September 2020. He is expected to be appointed Chairman of DS Smith Plc with effect from 3 January 2021.

This announcement is made in accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.14R.

For further information, please contact:

Graham Middlemiss

0118 927 3800

Notes to announcement

Ferguson plc is a value-added distributor of plumbing and heating products to professional contractors principally operating in North America and the UK. Revenue for the year ended 31 July 2019 was $21.8 billion and ongoing trading profit was $1.6 billion. Ferguson plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE: FERG) and is in the FTSE 100 index of listed companies. For more information, please visit www.fergusonplc.com or follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/Ferguson_plc .

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