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Monday 14 August, 2006

SThree plc

Directorate Change

SThree plc
14 August 2006

                     Appointment of Non-Executive Director

SThree, one of the UK's leading specialist staffing businesses, announces that
it has appointed Tony Ward OBE as a non-executive director with immediate

Tony Ward (56) has over thirty years experience in a variety of senior executive
roles with blue chip companies including BAA plc, Kingfisher plc and Grand
Metropolitan Group plc. He joined BAA in 1997 as Group Human Resources Director
and has held his current post of Services Director since 1999. In this role he
is responsible for a number of group-wide activities including Information
Technology, Security and Airside Operations. Mr Ward was a board director of BAA
plc between November 1999 and July 2006.

Prior to joining BAA Mr Ward was Group Human Resources Director of Kingfisher
plc and held senior personnel positions in both the operating divisions and
corporate office of Grand Metropolitan plc. He is a Fellow of the Chartered
Institute of Personnel Development and a former Deputy Chairman of the
Commission for Racial Equality.

Sir Anthony Cleaver, Chairman commented: 'Tony is a highly experienced director
and we are delighted to welcome him to the Group. His experience of human
resources issues at the highest level adds a further relevant perspective to the
Board and will be of particular benefit as we continue to expand the scale and
scope of our staffing interests.'

There are no additional details relating to Tony Ward's appointment that are
required to be disclosed pursuant to paragraph 9.6.13 (1-6) of the Listing

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SThree plc                                                  020 7292 3838
Russell Clements, Chief Executive Officer
Michael Nelson, Chief Financial Officer

Citigate Dewe Rogerson                                      020 7638 9571
Kevin Smith / Seb Hoyle

Notes to editors

SThree, founded in 1986, is one of the leading specialist staffing businesses in
the UK. The Group provides both permanent and contract specialist staffing
services in the UK and Europe, primarily in the information and communications
technology ('ICT') sector and, to an increasing extent, the banking and finance,
accountancy, human resources and engineering sectors. Following the
establishment of its first business, Computer Futures, in 1986, the Group
adopted a multi-brand strategy, establishing new operations to address growth
opportunities. SThree currently operates 12 brands, the 3 largest being Computer
Futures, Progressive and Huxley Associates, and has 30 offices in the UK and 9
offices in mainland Europe, in Belgium, The Netherlands, France, Germany and

SThree has a selective approach to clients and focuses on high margin
opportunities, predominantly within the small to medium-sized enterprises
('SME') market, which SThree defines as including autonomous divisions of large
corporates. The Group does not pursue a high volume/low margin model. SThree has
a diverse, international client list of over 4,000 clients.

SThree plc is quoted on the Official List of the UK Listing Authority under the
ticker symbol STHR.

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