Corporate By William Hill PLC

William Hill PLC - Board Appointments

Following the announcement made on 26 April regarding the appointments of Ian Spearing and Ralph Topping to the board of William Hill PLC (the Company) (effective from 17 May 2007), the Company can confirm that there are no relevant details to disclose under Listing Rules 9.6.13 (1) to 9.6.13 (6) in respect of either director.

As required by the Disclosure and Transparency Rules, the Company can confirm that Ian Spearing is currently interested in 7,321 of the Company's ordinary shares, 2,667 of which are held by his wife, Catherine Spearing.

In addition, Ian Spearing existing interests in the Company's share schemes are as follows:

Scheme Shares Grant date Grant Price
       
SAYE 2002 9,194 1 August 2002 £1.80
SAYE 2007 1,912; 1 August 2007 £4.94
PSP 2005 59,480 20 June 2005 Nil Cost
PSP 2006 29,565 20 March 2005 Nil Cost
2004 Operating Bonus Scheme 3,550 20 June 2005 Nil Cost

 

Ralph Topping's existing interests in the Company's share schemes are as follows:

Scheme Shares Grant date Grant Price
     
Long-Term Incentive Plan 7,397 17 March 2004 Nil Cost
SAYE 2002 9,194 1 August 2002 £1.80
SAYE 2007 1,912 1 August 2007 £4.94
PSP 2005 53,904 20 June 2005 Nil Cost
PSP 2006 27,826 20 March 2005 Nil Cost
2004 Operating Bonus Scheme 3,312 20 June 2005 Nil Cost

 

Enquiries:

 
   
Sarah Anderson, Deputy Company Secretary Tel: +44 020 8918 3769