Press Release

Computacenter - Directorate Change

October 20, 2022 at 5:30 AM EDT
RNS Number : 5557D
Computacenter PLC
20 October 2022

Computacenter plc

Incorporated in England and Wales

Registration number: 03110569

LEI: 549300XSXUZ1I19DB105





Computacenter plc


Directorate Change



Computacenter plc (the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of René Carayol to the Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director with effect from Tuesday 1 November 2022.


After leaving University, René joined Marks & Spencer where he worked for 10 years, including as a Senior IT Manager, before moving to join PepsiCo as IT Systems Director. He subsequently moved to IPC Magazines as CIO, staying with the business until it was sold to AOL Time Warner. René is now an experienced Executive Leadership Coach and broadcaster, with much of his recent work focusing particularly on areas such as Diversity and Inclusion, Inclusive Leadership and cultural transformation across large organisations.


In 2004, René was awarded an MBE for his outstanding contribution to the business community. He holds an undergraduate degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science and was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the University of Roehampton.  René will serve as a member of the Audit, Nomination and Remuneration Committees.


Rene Haas has informed the Company that he will retire from the Board with effect from Thursday 1 December 2022.


Peter Ryan, Chair, commented:


"I am pleased to welcome René Carayol to our Board. He has had a long, successful and varied career and his experience will be a meaningful addition to our Board team. I would also like to thank Rene Haas for the valuable contributions he has made during his tenure as a Non-Executive Director."




This announcement is made pursuant to Listing Rule 9.6.11. In accordance with LR 9.6.13R of the Listing Rules, Computacenter confirms that there is no information to be disclosed in terms of LR 9.6.13R (2) to LR 9.6.13R (6) inclusive in respect of René Carayol.




Computacenter plc


Mike Norris, Chief Executive


01707 631601

Tony Conophy, Finance Director

01707 631515


Tulchan Communications


James Macey WhiteMatt Low   

020 7353 4200


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