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Shanks Group plc appointment of UK Managing Director

Leading international sustainable waste management business, Shanks Group plc (“Shanks”
or “the Group”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Peter Eglinton as UK Managing
Director with effect from 1 May 2013. Peter’s appointment follows the decision by Ian
Goodfellow to leave Shanks at the end of May to pursue other interests.

Ian Goodfellow joined Shanks in 2003, becoming UK Managing Director in 2005. He has
played an important role in shaping our UK businesses by significantly increasing the size and
the profitability of our PFI portfolio and leading our UK expansion into anaerobic digestion. Ian
was also the Chairman of the Environmental Services Association, a trade body for the waste
and resource management industry, for four years. Ian will continue to lead Shanks UK in his
capacity as MD until 30 April 2013, and will support the business as needed thereafter.

Peter Eglinton joins Shanks from Iron Mountain where he was Managing Director for the UK,
Ireland and Norway for four years. At Iron Mountain Peter delivered significant profit
expansion through implementing a customer-focused strategy and major operational
improvements. Prior to Iron Mountain, he held senior management roles at Groupe Norbert
Dentressangle, Christian Salvesen, DHL and Exel Plc. Peter will serve as a member of the
Group Executive Committee, reporting directly to Peter Dilnot, Group Chief Executive.
Peter Dilnot, Group Chief Executive of Shanks commented:

“We would like to thank Ian for his significant contribution to the development of our UK
business during his ten years with the Group and we wish him every success with his future
plans. I am delighted to welcome Peter to Shanks and look forward to working with him. He has a
strong track record of delivering performance improvement in difficult markets, and has deep
experience in logistics, continuous improvement and commercial effectiveness. Peter’s strong
leadership will help us to grow the profitability of our UK business going forward.”