De La Rue plc announced that it has appointed Brian Small as a Non-Executive Director to the Board, effective 8 September 2023. He is a chartered accountant and an experienced FTSE 250 CFO with broad general management experience in retail, wholesale and consumer-branded manufacturing. Brian was the CFO for JD Sports Fashion plc from 2004 to 2018 before retiring to focus on non-executive roles.

He was also a non-executive director of from 2019 to earlier in 2023. Brian is currently an independent Non-Executive Director at Pendragon plc and Mothercare plc (where he is also chair of the Audit and Risk Committee). Accordingly, the Board believes that Brian's broad sector experience, financial and city background make him a valuable addition to the Company's Board.