JOHNSON MATTHEY PLC: Director/PDMR Shareholding

NOTIFICATION OF TRANSACTIONS OF DIRECTORS/PERSONS DISCHARGING MANAGERIAL
RESPONSIBILITIES AND CONNECTED PERSONS 
1.       Name of the issuer:                                                    


                                                                               
         Johnson Matthey plc                                                   


                                                                           
2.       State whether the notification relates to (i) a transaction notified   


         in accordance with DTR 3.1.2 R, (ii) a disclosure made in accordance  
         with LR 9.8.6R(1) or (iii) a disclosure made in accordance with       
         section 793 of the Companies Act (2006):                              
                                                                               
         In accordance with DTR 3.1.2R                                         


                                                                           
3.       Name of person discharging managerial responsibilities/director:       


                                                                               
         N A P Carson                                                          
         J B Fowler                                                           
         G P Otterman                                                          
         L C Pentz                                                             
         J F Walker                                                            


                                                                           
4.       State whether notification relates to a person connected with a person 


         discharging managerial responsibilities/director named in 3 and       
         identify the connected person:                                        
                                                                               
         No                                                                    


                                                                           
5.       Indicate whether the notification is in respect of a holding of the    


         person referred to in 3 or 4 above or in respect of a non-beneficial  
         interest:                                                             
                                                                               
         In respect of holdings of the persons named in 3 above                


                                                                           
6.       Description of shares (including class), debentures or derivatives or  


         financial instruments relating to shares:                             
                                                                               
         Ordinary Shares of 104 16/21 pence each                               


                                                                           
7.       Name of registered shareholders(s) and, if more than one, the number   


         of shares held by each of them:                                       
                                                                               
         T Rowe Price Trust as Trustee of the Johnson Matthey Salaried         
         Employees Savings Investment Plan                                     


                                                                           
8.       State the nature of the transaction:                                   
                                                                            
     Regular purchases of shares and dividend reinvestment (17 August 2012) 
by  
     the Trustee of the Johnson Matthey Salaried Employees Savings 
Investment Plan      
                                                                           
9.       Number of shares, debentures or financial instruments relating to      
     shares acquired:                                                       
     Date of Purchase: 13/8/2012  17/8/2012  28/8/2012  10/9/2012  
21/9/2012 
     Price per share:  £22.47     £23.54     £23.64     £24.39     
£25.21 


                                                                                
           N A P Carson      -          28         -          -          -      
         J B Fowler        13         212        13         12         12      
         L C Pentz         -          441        -          -          -      
         G P Otterman      -          766        -          -          -      
         J F Walker        -          268        -          -          -      


10.      Percentage of issued class acquired (treasury shares of that class    
         should not be taken into account when calculating percentage):        
                                                                               
         Less than 0.1%                                                        


                                                                           
11.      Number of shares, debentures or financial instruments relating to      


         shares disposed:                                                      
                                                                               
         N/A                                                                   


                                                                           
12.      Percentage of issued class disposed (treasury shares of that class     


         should not be taken into account when calculating percentage):        
                                                                               
         N/A                                                                   


                                                                           
13.      Price per share or value of transaction:                               


                                                                               
         See 9 above                                                           


                                                                           
14.      Date and place of transaction:                                         


                                                                               
         See 9 above                                                           


                                                                           
15.      Total holding following notification and total percentage holding      


         following notification (any treasury shares of that class should not  
         be taken into account when calculating percentage):                   
                                                                               
         N A P Carson 213,146                                                  
         L C Pentz 25,157                                                      


                                                                           
16.      Date issuer informed of transaction:                                   


                                                                               
         12 October 2012                                                       


                                                                           
17.      Date of grant:                                                         


                                                                               
         N/A                                                                   


                                                                           
18.      Period during which or date on which it can be exercised:              


                                                                               
         N/A                                                                   


                                                                           
19.      Total amount paid (if any) for grant of the option:                    


                                                                               
         N/A                                                                   


                                                                           
20.      Description of shares or debentures involved (class and number):       


                                                                               
         N/A                                                                   


                                                                           
21.      Exercise price (if fixed at time of grant) or indication that price is 


         to be fixed at the time of exercise:                                  
                                                                               
         N/A                                                                   


                                                                           
22.      Total number of shares or debentures over which options held following 


         notification:                                                         
                                                                               
         N/A                                                                   


                                                                           
23.      Any additional information:                                            


                                                                               
         N/A                                                                   


                                                                           
24.      Name of contact and telephone for queries                              


                                                                               
         Angela Purtill, Deputy Company Secretary                              
                                                                               
         020 7269 8461                                                         

Name and signature of duly authorised officer of issuer responsible for making
notification

Angela Purtill

Date of Notification
15 October 2012



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