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Tuesday 19 June, 2007

Virotec Intl. PLC

Appointment of director

Virotec International PLC
19 June 2007

                           VIROTEC INTERNATIONAL PLC

19 June 2007

                            Appointment of Director

The Directors of Virotec International plc are pleased to announce that Virotec
has appointed Mr Justin Seager as a non-executive Director.

Justin Seager is aged 45 and has worked in the financial services sector in
London as a fund manager for the past 20 years. Initially he worked for
Kleinwort Benson, in the investment management division, becoming a director and
managing a range of institutional and retail portfolios. Kleinworts was acquired
by Dresdner Bank during this period. Mr Seager left Dresdner Bank in 2000 to
join Jupiter, becoming a director of Jupiter Asset Management and of Jupiter
Unit Trust Managers. He left Jupiter in April 2007 to pursue other business

Justin will also join the Virotec's audit and the remuneration committees.

Virotec's chairman Brian Sheeran comments, 'We welcome Mr Seager to the Board.
He brings great experience understanding the needs of the institutional and
other investors and we expect that he will fill an important role for us.'

Mr Seager has no other current directorships and has held no public company
directorships within the last five years.

Mr Seager currently has an interest in 1,345,000 ordinary shares in Virotec.

For further information please contact:-

Angus Craig, Company Secretary +617 55733 3533 or by email at

Nick Westlake Numis Securities Limited +44 207 2601000

                           VIROTEC INTERNATIONAL plc
                              Company No. 5796515
                               Bioscience Centre
                         International Centre for Life
                                  Times Square
                          Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4EP

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