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Monday 05 March, 2007

Taylor Nelson Sofres

Non Executive Directors

Taylor Nelson Sofres PLC
05 March 2007

For immediate release                                               5 March 2007

                            Taylor Nelson Sofres plc

       Dawn Airey and Drummond Hall appointed as non-executive directors

The board of Taylor Nelson Sofres plc (TNS) announces the appointments of Dawn
Airey and Drummond Hall, as independent non-executive directors, with effect
from 12 April 2007.

Dawn Airey, aged 46, is currently Managing Director of Channels and Services at
Sky Television, where she has overall responsibility for Sky's multi-platform
content strategy.
She will be leaving this role in April to become Chief Executive of media group,
Iostar. Previously, she was Chief Executive of television company, Five and
prior to that held a number of senior positions in British television.

Drummond Hall, aged 57, is Senior Independent Director at Mitchells & Butler
He recently stepped down from the role of Chief Executive of Dairy Crest plc.
Prior to that he held marketing positions in Procter & Gamble, Mars and
Pepsi-Cola, before moving to HP Bulmer plc, where he became Managing Director of
the Cider and Beer Division.

Donald Brydon, Chairman of TNS, said, "I am delighted to welcome Dawn and
Drummond to the board. They have specialised knowledge that is highly relevant
to TNS' media and consumer operations and significant business experience that
will be beneficial to the group's future development."

For further information, please contact:

For further information, please contact:

Janis Parks, Head of Investor Relations     +44 (0)20 8967 1584

Lucie Anne Brailsford, Brunswick            +44 (0)20 7404 5959

About TNS

TNS is a global market insight and information group.

Our strategic goal is to be recognised as the global leader in delivering
value-added information and insights that help our clients to make more
effective decisions.

As industry thought leaders, our people deliver innovative thinking and
excellent service to global organisations and local clients worldwide.  We work
in partnership with our clients, meeting their needs for high-quality
information, analysis and foresight across our network of over 70 countries.

We are the world's foremost provider of custom research and analysis, combining
in-depth industry sector understanding with world-class expertise in the areas
of new product development, segmentation and positioning research, brand and
advertising research and stakeholder management.  We are a major supplier of
consumer panel, media intelligence and internet, TV and radio audience
measurement services.

TNS is the sixth sense of business.

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