BRIEF-United Drug says FD Mcgrane will step down next year

LONDON, Oct 2 (Reuters) - United Drug PLC :

* Finance director, Mr. Barry Mcgrane, is to step down from his role at the end

of may 2013

* Will then assume a non-executive director position until the agm in 2014

* Mcgrane to be replaced by alan ralph who will be appointed chief financial

officer from June 2013

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