Anthony Green, Chairman of PZ Cussons Plc, today made a statement at the shareholders AGM. In it he announced that operating profit before exceptional items had increased by 13% to £60.2m. He noted that this â€œreflected good performances in all key territoriesâ€, citing Nigeria especially.
He also announced a share split to divide current Ordinary shares into 10 new Ordinary shares.
Green announced â€œsignificant growthâ€ in their electrical business, run in conjunction with Chinese company Haier.
Regarding the companyâ€™s business in the UK he announced that the results for the first three months were in line with expectations. In a statement Green said that, â€œat the end of the first quarter the Group operating results are in line with budget.â€