In accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.11R, Provident Financial plc ('the Company') announces that John Straw has decided that he will not stand for re-election at the Company’s 2019 AGM and will step down as a Director with effect from 20 May 2019 in order to spend additional time on his other commitments.

Patrick Snowball, Chairman of Provident Financial plc, said:

“I would like to thank John for the contribution he has made throughout his time with the Company, bringing his experience to the issues faced by the Company. On behalf of the Board and all at Provident Financial Group, I wish him all the very best.”




Richard King/Jade Byrne, Provident Financial
Tel: 0127 435 1900 / 0203 620 3073

Investor Relations 

Gary Thompson/Vicki Turner, Provident Financial 

Tel: 0127 435 1900