Director/PDMR Share Dealings

October 24, 2014

Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG) (the “Company”) announces it was notified today that Flemming Ornskov, MD, Chief Executive Officer of the Company, acquired 15,500 ordinary shares of 5 pence each in the Company (“Shares”) today at an average price of £40.42 per share.  The transaction took place on the London Stock Exchange.

Following the above transaction, Dr Ornskov holds 37,500 Shares. He also holds awards of Stock Appreciation Rights, Performance Shares and Deferred Shares over 187,401 ADSs. One ADS is equal to three Shares.

This notification is to satisfy the Company’s obligations under 3.1.4(R)(1)(a) of the Disclosure and Transparency Rules.

Tony Guthrie
Deputy Company Secretary

For further information please contact:

Investor Relations  
Jeff Poulton 
jpoulton@shire.com
+1 781 482 0945

Sarah Elton-Farr 
seltonfarr@shire.com
+44 1256 894157
 

Media  
Stephanie Fagan  
sfagan@shire.com 
+1 781 482 0460

Gwen Fisher  
gfisher@shire.com
+1 484 595 9836

NOTES TO EDITORS

Shire enables people with life-altering conditions to lead better lives.

Our strategy is to focus on developing and marketing innovative specialty medicines to meet significant unmet patient needs.

We focus on providing treatments in Neuroscience, Rare Diseases, Gastrointestinal, and Internal Medicine and we are developing treatments for symptomatic conditions treated by specialist physicians in other targeted therapeutic areas, such as Ophthalmology.

www.shire.com

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