DS Smith Plc (‘DS Smith’ or the ‘Group’), a leading global packaging company, today announces that Adrian Marsh, Chief Financial Officer, will leave the Group to become Chief Financial Officer of William Hill PLC.

A process to determine a successor is now underway and Adrian will work with the Chief Executive Officer and the Board to ensure an orderly transition. Adrian’s contract requires him to give 12 months’ notice and his departure date will be determined in due course.

Miles Roberts, Chief Executive Officer at DS Smith Plc
Adrian has been a committed, professional and loyal DS Smith colleague. I have greatly enjoyed working with him on both a professional and personal level for the last 7 years. He will leave with our gratitude for his contribution to the Group and our very best wishes in his new venture. — Miles Roberts, Chief Executive Officer at DS Smith Plc
Adrian Marsh, Chief Financial Officer at DS Smith Plc
I have thoroughly enjoyed every minute I have spent with DS Smith and it has been a privilege and an honour to support Miles and all of my colleagues in building the leading supplier of sustainable packaging solutions. DS Smith is a remarkable company with an exceptional purpose and a talented leadership team. — Adrian Marsh, Chief Financial Officer at DS Smith Plc