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HAMMERSON PLC - Appointment of Non-Executive Director

Release Date: 19/07/2019 12:15
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Appointment of Non-Executive Director

Hammerson plc
(Incorporated in England and Wales)
(Company number 360632)
LSE share code: HMSO      JSE share code: HMN
ISIN: GB0004065016
(‘Hammerson’ or ‘the Company’)

Board Change
19 July 2019

Appointment of Non-Executive Director

The Company announces the appointment of Adam Metz as a Non-Executive Director with
effect from 22 July 2019. Adam will also become a member of the Investment and Disposal
Committee and the Nomination Committee.

Adam has built a very successful career in the US over 30 years and will bring to
Hammerson wide-ranging experience in retail and commercial real estate spanning the US,
Europe and Asia, having acted as both an executive and non-executive director.

Adam served as CEO of General Growth Properties and President of Urban Shopping
Centres, Inc., two US REITs focused on the retail sector. He also has extensive investment
experience working as an Operating Partner for Blackstone Group as well as having held
senior positions with both TPG Capital and most recently the Carlyle Group. At the Carlyle
Group he was a Managing Director and Head of International Real Estate and also served
on Carlyle’s Management Committee until 2018.

Adam has considerable board experience, previously serving on the Boards of Forest City
Realty, Parkway Properties, AMLI Realty in the US and the Board of Aliansce, a public
company focused on shopping malls in Brazil.

David Tyler, Chair of the Board, said:

“I am delighted to welcome Adam who has a strong track record in the sector having held
senior roles throughout market cycles. His comprehensive experience in real estate
investment and strategy in the US, Europe and Asia, through listed companies and private
equity will make a valuable contribution to our Board.”

Pursuant to Listing Rule 9.6.13, Adam Metz was appointed as CEO of General Growth
Properties in October 2008, having served as an independent director since 2005. The
company filed for US bankruptcy court protection in April 2009 and exited bankruptcy in
November 2010. There are no further matters in connection with this appointment to be
disclosed under Listing Rule 9.6.13.

Sarah Booth
General Counsel and Company Secretary
+44 (0) 20 7887 1000
Hammerson has its primary listing on the London Stock Exchange and a secondary inward listing
on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.

Investec Bank Limited

Date: 19/07/2019 12:15:00
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