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Dignity PLC

01 September 2021

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   1st September 2021 

Dignity plc

("Dignity" or the 'Company')

Board Appointment

Dignity plc, the UK's only listed provider of funeral related services, is pleased to announce the appointment to the Board with immediate effect of Graham Ferguson as an independent non-executive director for an initial six-month period.

Graham joined the Board of First Derivatives plc (now FD Technologies plc) in September 2008 and had responsibility for its financial operations. Graham stepped down as Chief Financial Officer and from the Board of FD Technologies plc on 1 January 2021 to devote more time supporting the development of SMEs based in Northern Ireland.

During his career, Graham has worked on numerous corporate acquisitions and restructuring projects and has experience in business and acquisition finance. He formerly held senior roles with KPMG, Bank of Ireland and Silverwood Property Developments Limited and is a qualified Chartered Accountant.

Graham will Chair the Audit Committee and will be a member of the Remuneration and Nomination Committees.

John Castagno, Chairman, commented:

"We are delighted to welcome Graham to Dignity. He has extensive experience in finance and execution of growth strategies. Graham will add significant value to our Board."

Graham Ferguson added:

"I am pleased to be joining Dignity as an independent non-executive director for an initial six-month period. Dignity is a strong and caring organisation and I am looking forward to supporting its growth aspirations."

At the date of this announcement, Graham has no interest in the ordinary shares in Dignity plc.

This announcement is made pursuant to Listing Rule 9.6.11R. There are no other details required to be disclosed under Listing Rule 9.6.13R.

For more information

John Castagno, Chairman

Tim George, Company Secretary

   Dignity plc                                                          +44 (0)20 7466 5000 

Richard Oldworth

Chris Lane

Tilly Abraham

   Buchanan                                                            +44 (0)20 7466 5000 
   www.buchanan.uk.com                               Dignity@buchanan.uk.com 

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