Corporate news releases

Directorate Change
05 May 2010

National Express Group PLC ("the Company") today announces that Ray O'Toole, Chief Operating Officer, will be retiring as a director following today's AGM. He will be assisting Dean Finch, Group Chief Executive, on a number of projects over the next 12 months.

John Devaney, Chairman of the Company, said, "Ray has been a member of our Board since joining the Group in 1999 as Chief Operating Officer. He became Chief Executive, UK Division in 2008 and, following the resignation of Richard Bowker last year, he supported the Board until Dean's arrival. He has made a tremendous contribution to the Group and, on behalf of the Board, I would like to thank him for all his efforts and wish him well for the future."

Enquiries:

National Express Group PLC
John Devaney, Chairman
Nicole Lander, Group Director of Communications

020 7506 4326
0121 460 8401

Maitland
Neil Bennett/George Hudson

020 7379 5151