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Elementis PLC (ELM)

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Thursday 22 July, 2004

Elementis PLC

Directorate Change

Elementis PLC
22 July 2004


                                 Elementis plc

                     Appointment to the Board of Directors

22 July 2004: Elementis plc (LSE:ELM), the global specialty chemicals company,
announced today the appointment to the Board of Directors of Keith Hopkins, with
effect from 1 August 2004.

Keith Hopkins (59) is Chairman of Scapa Group plc and a non executive director
of British Vita plc. Previously, Keith has held the positions of Group Chief
Executive (1987 to 1999), and Chairman (1999 - 2001) of Croda International plc.
Keith has also held the roles of non executive director of Tate & Lyle plc since
1994 and was Chairman of Ellis and Everard from 1999 until it was acquired by
Vopak in 2001.

Jonathan Fry, the current Chairman of Elementis plc, will retire from the Board
on 7 October 2004 and it is intended that Keith Hopkins will assume the role of
Chairman with effect from that date.

Chief Executive of Elementis plc, Geoff Gaywood said, 'We are delighted to
welcome Keith Hopkins to the Board of Elementis plc. He brings with him a wealth
of experience and insight specific to our industry, and is ideally suited to
lead the Board in the next phase of the development of Elementis as a leading
global specialty chemical company.

'I would also like to pay tribute to the invaluable contribution Jonathan Fry
has made as Chairman of Elementis plc and previously as Chairman of Harrisons &
Crosfield, since joining the Group in 1997. Jonathan's outstanding leadership
has guided Elementis from its creation through challenge and transformation in
the past few years to a new threshold of development and growth.

'I am confident that Keith will enable us to build future success on the solid
platform that Jonathan has helped to establish.'

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Elementis                    Tel +44 (0) 1784 227 000
Geoff Gaywood                Chief Executive
Brian Taylorson              Finance Director
Hilary Reid Evans            Head of Corporate Communications

Brunswick                    Tel +44 (0) 20 7404 5959
Andrew Fenwick
Wendel Carson

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