Eleco PLC 4 April 2005 Eleco plc Board Appointment The Board of Eleco plc ("Eleco"), the building systems and construction software group, is pleased to announce the appointment of Fred Newby as a Director and Chief Executive of Eleco Pre-Cast. Fred Newby joined the Eleco Group in 1991. He has been Managing Director of Eleco's precast concrete subsidiary, Bell & Webster Concrete Limited since 1994. During his time as managing director of Bell & Webster Concrete, he has overseen the expansion of Bell & Webster Concrete's pre-cast concrete facility at Grantham and the successful development of a number of key products, notably the Bell & Webster Fastbuild(R) room system. For any queries, contact John Ketteley on 01920 443830 LN Holdcroft Group Company Secretary This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock Exchange