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9th March 2010

RNS Number : 2603I
Mears Group PLC
09 March 2010

9 March 2010

Mears Group PLC

("Mears" or "the Company")

Board Appointments

Further to the preliminary results announcement in which it was stated that Mr Rory Macnamara and Ms Davida Marston will be appointed to the board as non-excecutive directors immediately following the AGM in June 2010, the Company is making the following disclosures:

Mr Rory Macnamara is currently or has been in the last five years a director of the following publicly quoted companies:

Current directorships

Previous directorships

Private Equity Investor PLC

GoshawK Insurance Holdings plc

Dunedin Income Growth Investment Trust PLC

Raven Mount plc (re-named Raven Mount Limited)

Augean PLC

Raven Mount Group plc

Carpathian PLC (IoM Company)

Essenden PLC

In addition, Mr Macnamara is non-executive chairman of Izodia plc, which entered into a company voluntary arrangement in May 2004. All creditors have now been paid in full and the company voluntary arrangement has been terminated.

There is no other information required to be disclosed under Listing Rule 9.6.13 in relation to Mr Macnamara or Ms Marston.

About Mearswww.mearsgroup.co.uk (tickers: MER.L MER.LN MER.PL)

Mears is a leading social housing repairs and maintenance service provider to Local Authorities and Registered Social Housing Landlords in the UK and, following the acquisition of Supporta, now commands a leading position in the UK Local Authorities' outsourced domiciliary care market, providing personal care services to people in their own homes.

Mears employs in excess of 11,000 people and provides maintenance and repairs services to 500,000 homes nationwide. Mears also provides over 150,000 hours of domiciliary care to 20,000 service users each week.

Enquiries:

Mears Group PLC

Bob Holt, Chairman

Tel: +44(0)7778 798 816

Andrew Smith, Finance Director

Tel: +44(0)7712 866 461

Joint Broker - Investec

Keith Anderson/Daniel Adams

Tel: +44(0)20 7597 5970

Joint Broker - Collins Stewart

Mark Dickenson/Piers Coombs

Tel: +44(0)20 7523 8350

Financial PR

Threadneedle Communications

Trevor Bass/Alex White

Tel: +44(0)20 7936 9666

IR - Hansard Communications

John Bick/Kirsty Corcoran

Tel: +44(0)7245 1100

Tel: +44(0)7872 061007

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