Johnson Matthey PLC JMAT Directorate Change

  Johnson Matthey PLC (JMAT) - Directorate Change

RNS Number : 9242N
Johnson Matthey PLC
04 October 2012

Johnson Matthey Appoints New Non-Executive Director

4^th October 2012

Johnson Matthey Plc is pleased to announce the appointment of Colin Matthews
MA, C.Eng, MBA as a non-executive director of the company with effect from
4^th October 2012.

Colin, aged 56, has been Chief Executive Officer of BAA Limited since April
2008. Prior to joining BAA, Colin was Group Chief Executive of Severn Trent
plc, Managing Director of BA Engineering for British Airways plc, and later
Executive Director of Lattice Group plc and Group Chief Executive of Hays
Group plc. He is a former non-executive director of Mondi plc.

There are no other disclosures required in respect of Colin Matthews pursuant
to Rule 9.6.13 of the Listing Rules of the Financial Services Authority.

Commenting on the appointment, Tim Stevenson, Chairman of Johnson Matthey,

"I am delighted to welcome Colin as a non-executive director to the board of
Johnson Matthey. Colin has a wealth of international industrial experience and
knowledge. I look forward to his contribution to the work of the board."

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