Directorate Change

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CENTRICA PLC

27 February 2013

ANDREW MACKENZIE TO STEP DOWN AS A DIRECTOR OF CENTRICA PLC

Centrica announces that Andrew Mackenzie is to step down as a Non-Executive Director of Centrica plc with effect from 10 May 2013. He joined the Board as a Non-Executive Director in September 2005.

Andrew Mackenzie was appointed group executive and chief executive of Non Ferrous at BHP Billiton in 2008. BHP Billiton announced on 20 February 2013 that Andrew will become their chief executive with effect from 10 May 2013. He will not, therefore, seek re-election as a Director of Centrica at the Annual General Meeting to be held on 13 May 2013.

Centrica Chairman Sir Roger Carr said “It is with regret that we have accepted Andrew’s resignation. I would like to thank Andrew for his invaluable contribution as a Non-Executive Director of Centrica and I and the Board wish him well in his new role as chief executive at BHP Billiton”.

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Centrica Investor Relations: 01753 494900

Centrica Media Relations: 0800 107 7014

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