As Non-Executive Director

DS Smith plc confirms the appointment of Rupert Soames to the Company’s Board as a Non-Executive Director with effect from 1 March 2019. He is currently Group Chief Executive Officer at Serco Group plc, the British headquartered international provider of public services which he joined in 2014.

Soames has a wealth of international operational experience, as well as hands on experience of the UK plc environment. In addition to joining DS Smith’s Board, he will also join the Audit Committee, the Nomination Committee and the Remuneration Committee of the Board.