Elektron PLC 28 April 2008 Elektron Plc ('Elektron' or the 'Company') The board of Elektron announces that it has decided to split the roles of chairman and chief executive. Keith Daley, already a non-executive director of the Company, has been appointed non executive Chairman and Adrian Girling continues as CEO. Adrian Girling CEO of Elektron said: "Following the growth of Elektron over the past few years, and the recent appointment of FinnCap as our Nominated Adviser and Broker, it is appropriate that the Board is constituted in accordance with the best corporate governance principles. I very much look forward to continuing to work with Keith in his new role. "We intend to strengthen the board further by appointing a second non executive Director in due course." ENDS For further information, please contact: Christopher Leigh Elektron Plc Tel: 01708 336308 Charles Cunningham Geoff Nash FinnCap Tel: 0207 600 1658 This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock Exchange