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Monday 15 October, 2007

Xaar PLC

Appointment of Director

Xaar PLC
15 October 2007


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                         15 October 2007

                                    Xaar plc

                     APPOINTMENT OF MANUFACTURING DIRECTOR

Xaar plc ('Xaar' or 'the Company'), the inkjet printing technology group
headquartered in Cambridge, is pleased to announce that Mr.Greg Lockett has been
appointed Manufacturing Director and an Executive Director of the Company with
immediate effect.

Greg Lockett, aged 39, has been Director of Manufacturing for Xaar for the past
four years, having joined the Company in 2002 with initial responsibility for UK
operations and quality control. During his time with Xaar, he has overseen the
expansion of the main manufacturing facility in Stockholm, Sweden, and has
managed the successful establishment of the new manufacturing facility in
Huntingdon for Xaar's new range of products.

Prior to joining Xaar, Mr.Lockett worked in operational and manufacturing
positions for over 15 years with companies including several subsidiaries of
NYSE listed Harman Industries and, more recently, as Deputy Director of
Manufacturing at Fujifilm Electronic Imaging.

Ian Dinwoodie, Chief Executive commented:

'We are pleased to welcome Greg Lockett to Xaar's Board. He has an excellent
track record in high-tech manufacturing and has been instrumental in providing
the Company with world class production facilities.'

Ends

Contacts

Xaar plc:                                                        01223-423663
Ian Dinwoodie, Chief Executive                                 www.xaar.co.uk
Nigel Berry, Group Finance Director & Deputy
Chief Executive

Bankside Consultants:
Steve Liebmann or Simon Bloomfield               020-7367-8883 / 07802-888159


Additional information:

There is no information concerning Gregory Roland Lockett which requires
disclosure under Rule LR 9.6.13 of the UK Listing Authority Listing Rules.



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