Empresaria Group plc - Directorate Changes

15 December 2011

Empresaria Group plc ("Empresaria" or the "Company")

Directorate Changes

Further to its announcement on 8 September 2011, Empresaria, the international specialist staffing services company, is pleased to confirm the formal appointment of Joost Kreulen to the Company's board of directors as Chief Executive with effect from 1 January 2012.

Joost replaces Miles Hunt who, also with effect from 1 January 2012, will become a non-executive director of the Company. Miles will remain on the board until 31 March 2012.

Joost has been with Empresaria since 2008. He was initially responsible for its Asian operations and more recently also for a number of its UK based businesses. He was appointed Chief Operating Officer and Chief Executive designate on 7 September 2011. Prior to joining Empresaria, Joost had spent 20 years working in various roles for businesses which now form part of Randstad N.V., most recently as head of specialist staffing operations in the Netherlands.

Tony Martin, Chairman, commented: "The Board is delighted that Joost has accepted the post of Chief Executive. He brings a wealth of international staffing experience and a track record of success in the industry. We are sure he will bring operational strength to the Board and deliver growth in the future. We wish him well in his new role."

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