26 February 2020

Eddie Stobart Logistics plc

(“the “Company””)

Directorate Update

Further to the Company’s announcement dated 15 November 2019, the Company is pleased to announce the appointment of Saki Riffner as Non-Executive Director with effect from 27 February 2020.

The Company provides the following disclosures in accordance with Schedule 2(g) of the AIM Rules for Companies.

Regulatory Disclosures


Full name (age)

Saki Benjamin Riffner (44)


Current directorships:

Agility Interactive (IOM) Limited

Barwood Limited

DBAY Advisors Limited

Greenwhitestar Acquisitions Limited

RedWhiteBlue Champion Ltd

Redwhiteblue Digital Marketing Services Holdings Ltd

Unlimited Marketing Finco Ltd


Previous directorships / partnerships (in the last five years):

DouglasBay Media Holdings Limited

Eddie Stobart Logistics Limited

Eddie Stobart Logistics plc

ESL Group Limited

Greenwhitestar Holding Company 1 Ltd

Greenwhitestar Holding Company 2 Ltd

Greenwhitestar UK plc

Redwhiteblue UK HoldCo Ltd

TDG Logistics S.A.


The Laxey Investment Trust Limited

Unlimited Marketing Group Ltd


As at today’s date, Mr Riffner holds 1,118,496 ordinary shares of 1 pence each in the capital of the Company (“Ordinary Shares”), representing approximately 0.29 per cent. of the Company’s issued share capital. Given his role as Chief Investment Officer of DBAY Advisors Limited, Mr Riffner is also deemed to hold a beneficial interest in the total of 102,804,300 Ordinary Shares held by funds under the discretionary management of DBAY Advisors Limited, representing approximately 27.1 per cent. of the Company’s issued share capital.


Mr Riffner was appointed as a director of AJS Technology Limited on 1 December 2008, and subsequently resigned on 29 September 2012. AJS Technology Limited entered creditors’ voluntary liquidation on 1 May 2013 and was dissolved on 6 March 2017.


Mr Riffner was appointed as a director of Fleche du Nord S.A. on 11 February 2009, and subsequently resigned on 24 March 2011. Fleche du Nord S.A. commenced insolvency proceedings on 9 September 2009, which completed on 4 June 2012.


There are no further disclosures pursuant to Schedule 2(g) of the AIM Rules for Companies to be made in respect of Mr Riffner’s appointment.


Further enquiries:

Eddie Stobart Logistics plc via FTI Consulting
FTI Consulting(0)20 3727 1340
Nick Hasell / Alex Le May / Matthew O’Keeffe 
Cenkos Securities Plc (Nomad & Broker)(0)20 7397 8900
Nicholas Wells / Giles Balleny / Harry Hargreaves 

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