New Non-Executive Directors for Will Hill

Bookmaker takes experienced members into the Board

Two new non-executive directors have been appointed this week by famous bookmaker William Hill - Georgina Harvey and Imelda Walsh who will take over their new responsibilities on November 1, 2011.

Both of them hold extensive experience: Georgina Harvey as a former Managing Director of the Regionals division of Trinity Mirror plc, and executive at Express Newspapers plc, IPC Media Ltd; and Imelda Walsh who used to act as Group Human Resources Director at J Sainsbury plc from 2004 to 2010, a non-executive director of Sainsbury's Bank, and she also worked at Grand Metropolitan Foods Europe, Coca Cola & Schweppes Beverages and Barclays Bank plc.

In regard to the new appointments, Gareth Davis, Chairman of William Hill, commented: "I am delighted that Imelda and Georgina have agreed to join the William Hill Board. They bring us extensive and diverse experience from the worlds of media and retail. They will provide useful insights into the kinds of technology, regulatory and people issues being faced by William Hill as we look to develop further as an innovative, international and multi-channel gambling business."

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