John Warren joins the Board of RAC plc

Article date: 30 July 2003

RAC plc, the motoring and vehicle solutions company, announcesthat John Warren, Group Finance Director of W H Smith PLC, has beenappointed to the Board as a non-executive director with effect from1 September 2003.

John, a Chartered Accountant, became Group Finance Director of WH Smith PLC in September 2000 after almost 20 years’ servicewith United Biscuits (Holdings) plc, where he also held the role ofGroup Finance Director. From March 1994 to May 2003 he was anon-executive director of Rexam PLC, and its Deputy Chairman from1998.

Peter Smith, Chairman ofRAC plc, said:
“I am delighted to welcome John to our Board. His businessexperience and finance skills, most recently with a major retailgroup, will be particularly valuable to us as we continue with thedevelopment of the RAC brand and the service offering to ourcustomers.”

John Warren has also been appointed to the Audit, Remunerationand Nominations Committees of the RAC plc Board with effect from 1September 2003.

In accordance with Chapter 16.4 of The Listing Rules, there areno further details required to be disclosed under paragraph6.F.2(b) to (g).

For further information pleasecontact:
Peter Smith, Chairman, RAC plc
020 7705 1233

Andy Harrison, Chief Executive, RAC plc
020 7705 1257

Niall Addison, Group Finance and Investor Relations, RAC plc
01628 843 722

Anita Scott / Kate Holgate, Brunswick
020 7404 5959

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