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The Weir Group PLC : Directorate change



                   The Weir Group PLC : Directorate change

THE WEIR GROUP PLC

                                                              15 February 2013

                    APPOINTMENT OF NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

The Weir Group PLC announces the appointment of Charles Berry to the Board  as 
a Non-Executive Director,  with effect from  1 March 2013.   He will become  a 
member of both  the Audit  and Remuneration Committees  from the  date of  his 
appointment.

Mr Berry (60)  is Chairman  and a Non-Executive  Director of  Drax Group  plc, 
where he chairs the Nominations Committee and is a member of the  Remuneration 
Committee.  He is  also the  Non-Executive Chairman  of Senior  plc, where  he 
currently chairs the  Nominations Committee, and  a Non-Executive Director  of 
the Securities Trust of Scotland PLC and Impax Environmental Markets PLC.

He was an Executive Director of Scottish Power plc from 1999 to 2005, latterly
as Chief Executive of the company's UK  operations. Mr Berry is also a  former 
Non-Executive Director and Chairman of Eaga plc and Thus Group plc.

Lord Smith of Kelvin, Chairman of The  Weir Group PLC, stated "The Weir  Board 
is delighted to welcome  Charles Berry as  a Non-Executive Director.   Charles 
brings great  experience  of  the  industry and  we  are  looking  forward  to 
benefitting from his contribution in the future."

There are no further details to  be disclosed relating to Charles Berry  under 
Section 9.6.13 of the Listing Rules.

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