RNS Number : 5524Y
08 July 2008
8 July 2008
Appointment of Non-Executive Director
Elementis plc, the global specialty chemicals company, today announces the appointment of Andrew Christie as a Non-Executive Director of the Company. The appointment is effective from 11 August 2008.
Mr Christie brings the benefit of 25 years of investment banking and international corporate finance experience to Elementis. He was, until recently, a Managing Director in the UK Investment Banking Group at Credit Suisse. In his prior role at Credit Suisse First Boston, he was Head of Investment Banking, Asia Pacific, in Hong Kong and, before that, held the same position with Barclays de Zoete Wedd. Mr Christie is also a non-executive director of Ark Therapeutics Group plc and holds an MBA and a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering.
Bob Beeston, Chairman of Elementis, said: 'Andrew brings a wealth of experience to the Board both as a successful investment banker and from having extensive experience of doing business in the Asia Pacific region. He will be a welcome addition to the Board, and I am delighted that he has accepted the position and look forward to working with him'.
The Company confirms that there are no other matters requiring disclosure in relation to listing rule 9.6.13.
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