Director/PDMR Shareholding

RNS Number : 2384O
Smith (DS) PLC
05 February 2016

DS Smith Plc (the "Company")

Options Granted under the Company's 2011 Sharesave Plan (the "Sharesave Plan")

(HMRC approved)



In pursuance of the Company's obligations under Disclosure Rule 3.1.4R (i)(a), the Company hereby notifies that the following Directors/Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibilities (PDMRs) notified the Company that, on 4 February 2016 they were each granted an option under the above Sharesave Plan to acquire the following Ordinary Shares of 10p each in the Company (the "Shares") at an option price of 302p per Share:



Number of Sharesave
options granted on 4 February 2016

Period within which exercisable

Total number of Shares over which options held under the Sharesave Plan


Stefano Rossi


1 Apr 2019 to 30 Sept 2019





For and on behalf of DS Smith Plc



Company Official Responsible for making this notification:

Michael Hampson, Group General Counsel and Company Secretary



Date of this notification: 5 February 2016


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