26 March 2007
Filtrona plc today announces the appointment of Lars Emilson, who recently retired as Chief Executive of Rexam plc.
Filtrona plc ("Filtrona") today announces the appointment of Lars Emilson, who recently retired as Chief Executive of Rexam plc, to its Board as a Non-executive Director with effect from 1 May 2007.
In accordance with Listing Rules 9.6.13 (1) Lars Emilson has advised that he has been appointed a director of the following company:
Rexam plc (resigned 1 February 2007).
Lars Emilson confirms that there are no other details to be disclosed under Listing Rule 9.6.13 (2) to (6).
As at the date of this announcement Lars Emilson does not have any interest in ordinary shares in Filtrona plc.
Jeff Harris, Chairman of Filtrona, commented "I am delighted that Lars has agreed to join the Filtrona Board. His extensive experience of organic and acquisition-based growth in an international, high volume manufacturing environment is highly relevant to Filtrona and I am sure Lars will make an excellent contribution to the Company's future progress."