Unite Group PLC (The) Directorate Change (4891Z)
RNS Number : 4891Z
Unite Group PLC (The)
16 May 2023
16 May 2023
THE UNITE GROUP PLC
APPOINTMENT OF INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Unite Group plc, the UK's leading owner, manager and developer
of student accommodation, today announces the appointment of Angela
Jain as a Non-Executive Director. Angela will join the Board on
1(st) August 2023.
Angela has enjoyed a very successful career in the commercial
television industry at ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5, with a strong
focus on younger audiences. For the past twelve years she has held
senior executive roles at ITV where she is currently Director of
Unscripted UK television. In her roles she has commissioned and
developed many of the most popular and commercially successful
programmes of the past twenty years, including Love Island, Misfits
and The Inbetweeners.
This focus on younger audiences has required Angela to remain
in-touch with this generation giving her deep knowledge and
understanding of the needs, wants and behaviours of young people.
This experience and understanding is very relevant to Unite's
In addition, Angela has Non-Executive Director experience having
sat on the Boards of BusinessLDN for the past eight years, where
she is currently Deputy Chair, gaining strong insights into the
broader business community, government and other key stakeholders
in London. She has also served as a Non-Executive Director on the
Board of ITN.
Angela will join Unite's Health & Safety Committee, where
her extensive experience of working in unscripted television
focused on younger audiences will provide valuable wellbeing and
Richard Huntingford, Chairman of Unite Group, commented:
"I am delighted to welcome Angela to the Board as a
Non-Executive Director. She will be a great addition to the Board
bringing a detailed understanding of our students, their changing
needs, and what really matters to them as Unite customers. This, in
addition to her extensive digital, brand and comms experience, will
add significant value to the Board and the Unite business. I look
forward very much to working with Angela."
No further information is required to be disclosed pursuant to
Listing Rule 9.6.13.
- ENDS -
For further information, please contact:
Unite press office Tel: +44 117 450 6300
Justin Griffiths / Victoria Heslop Tel: +44 20 7250 1446
About Unite Students
Unite Students is the UK's largest owner, manager and developer
of purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) serving the country's
world-leading higher education sector. We provide homes to 70,000
students across 157 properties in 23 leading university towns and
cities. We currently partner with over 60 universities across the
Our people are driven by a common purpose: to provide a 'Home
for Success' for the students who live with us. Unite Students'
accommodation is safe and secure, high quality, and affordable.
Students live predominantly in en-suite study bedrooms with rents
covering all bills, insurance, 24-hour security and high-speed
wi-fi. We also achieved a five-star British Safety Council rating
in our last audit.
We are committed to raising standards in the student
accommodation sector for our customers, investors and employees.
This is why our new Sustainability Strategy, launched in 2021,
includes a commitment to become net zero carbon across our
operations and developments by 2030.
Founded in 1991 in Bristol, the Unite Group is an award-winning
Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT), listed on the London Stock
Exchange. For more information, visit Unite Group's corporate
website www.unitegroup.com or the Unite Students' site
This information is provided by RNS, the news service of the
London Stock Exchange. RNS is approved by the Financial Conduct
Authority to act as a Primary Information Provider in the United
Kingdom. Terms and conditions relating to the use and distribution
of this information may apply. For further information, please
contact firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.rns.com.
RNS may use your IP address to confirm compliance with the terms
and conditions, to analyse how you engage with the information
contained in this communication, and to share such analysis on an
anonymised basis with others as part of our commercial services.
For further information about how RNS and the London Stock Exchange
use the personal data you provide us, please see our Privacy
(END) Dow Jones Newswires
May 16, 2023 02:00 ET (06:00 GMT)
Gráfico Histórico do Ativo
De Ago 2023 até Set 2023
Gráfico Histórico do Ativo
De Set 2022 até Set 2023