31 May 2006
Filtrona plc ("Filtrona") announces the appointment to its Board as a Non-executive Director of Warren Knowlton.
Filtrona plc ("Filtrona") announces the appointment to its Board as a Non-executive Director, with effect from 1 June 2006, of Warren Knowlton,currently Chief Executive of Morgan Crucible plc.
In accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.13 (1), Warren Knowlton has advised that he has been appointed a director of the following companies:
Morgan Crucible plc
Smith & Nephew plc
Pilkington plc (resigned July 2002)
Smith & Nephew Group Ltd (resigned September 2003)
Warren Knowlton confirms that there are no other details to be disclosed under
Listing Rule 9.6.13 (2) to (6).
Warren Knowlton has an interest in 7,500 ordinary shares in Filtrona plc, representing 0.003% of the current issued share capital of the Company.
Jeff Harris, Chairman of Filtrona plc, commented 'I am very pleased to welcome Warren to the Board. His extensive international industrial experience will be a highly valuable asset in assisting Filtrona to continue on its strategic development path.'
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