Directorate Change

Filtrona plc 31 May 2006 Filtrona plc Appointment of Non-Executive Director Filtrona plc ('Filtrona') announces the appointment to its Board as a Non-executive Director, with effect from 1 June 2006, of Warren Knowlton, currently Chief Executive of Morgan Crucible plc. In accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.13 (1), Warren Knowlton has advised that he has been appointed a director of the following companies - Morgan Crucible plc Smith & Nephew plc Pilkington plc (resigned July 2002) Smith & Nephew Group Ltd (resigned September 2003) Warren Knowlton confirms that there are no other details to be disclosed under Listing Rule 9.6.13 (2) to (6). Warren Knowlton has an interest in 7,500 ordinary shares in Filtrona plc, representing 0.003% of the current issued share capital of the Company. Jeff Harris, Chairman of Filtrona plc, commented 'I am very pleased to welcome Warren to the Board. His extensive international industrial experience will be a highly valuable asset in assisting Filtrona to continue on its strategic development path.' - End - Name of contact and telephone number for queries: Filtrona plc 01908 359 100 Mark Harper, Chief Executive Steve Dryden, Finance Director Name and signature of authorised company official responsible for making this notification: Shanny Looi - Deputy Company Secretary Date of Notification: 31 May 2006 This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock Exchange


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