MAY 9TH, 2017

Stan McCarthy Of Kerry Group Plc Joins Board Of Ryanair Holdings Plc

The Board of Ryanair Holdings Plc today (Tues 9 May) announced that Mr Stan McCarthy, who has been Chief Executive of Kerry Group Plc for the past 10 years, will join the Board of Ryanair as a Non-Executive Director at the end of May. Kerry Group recently announced that Stan McCarthy will step down as Chief Executive of Kerry Group Plc at the end of Sept 2017.

Ryanair’s Chairman David Bonderman said:

“We are all pleased to welcome Stan McCarthy to the Board of Ryanair Holdings Plc. Given Stan’s outstanding record as Chief Executive of Kerry Group Plc he will, I believe, be a significant and valuable addition to our Board. I expect Stan to join the Board at the end of May, and he will put himself forward for approval by shareholders at our Sept AGM.

I very much look forward to working with Stan to continue to grow Ryanair safely and profitably in the best interests of our customers, our people, and our shareholders.”