Board Appointment

Dignity plc, the UK's only listed provider of funeral and end of life services, is pleased to announce the appointment to the Board with effect from 7th February 2022 of Kartina Thomson as an independent non-executive director.

Kartina is a Fellow of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries, and brings over twenty years of diverse actuarial, risk, governance and regulatory experience, most recently as a director and member of the Insurance Regulation Team at PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP.

Prior to this, Kartina spent six years at the Bank of England, leading the general insurance risk specialists and supervisors, responsible for ensuring financial stability of the UK financial market through sound supervision of risk management, capital and solvency.

Kartina will Chair the Risk Committee and will be a member of the Audit, Remuneration and Nomination Committees.

John Castagno, Chairman, commented:

"We are delighted to welcome Kartina to Dignity. She has extensive experience in risk management and regulation and will add significant value and insight to our Board.

I am committed to ensuring that Dignity has a compliant and independent Board structure that enables the business to drive forward its new vision – Kartina’s appointment is an important step towards that goal."

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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