ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.--Oct. 7, 2005-- Danka Business Systems PLC today announced that Michael Gifford, a non-executive Director of the Company, will be retiring from the Board at the conclusion of the forthcoming Annual General Meeting which is scheduled for Wednesday, November 9, 2005. Mr. Gifford has chosen to leave the Board as he will be reaching the age of 70 at the beginning of 2006, the standard age for retirement for non-executive Directors.
"We wish to thank Michael for his valuable contribution to the Company over a number of years," said Andrew McKenna, Danka's Chairman. "We wish him well in his retirement. The Board will miss his thoughtful and insightful input."
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