Guy Elliott new non-executive director at Cadbury Schweppes

Guy Elliott will join Cadbury Schweppes’ Board as a nonexecutive director, effective from 27 July 2007. He will also be a member of the Group’s Audit Committee from that date.

Guy Elliott has been Finance Director of Rio Tinto plc and Rio Tinto Limited since 2002.

Commenting on the appointment, Sir John Sunderland, Chairman, said: “Guy brings extensive financial, strategic and commercial experience gained in one of the world’s leading multinational businesses, and I am delighted to welcome him to Cadbury Schweppes’ Board.”