10 February 2012

Board Change

CLARKSON PLC
("Clarksons")

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR STEPS DOWN FROM CLARKSON'S BOARD

The Board of Clarkson PLC announces the resignation of Paul Wogan, Non-executive Director, who is taking a senior executive position at GasLog, a company in the gas shipping and maritime sector.

Paul has stepped down immediately to avoid any potential conflict of interest and to dedicate himself to his new full time executive role.

Clarksons will announce a replacement Non-executive Director in due course.

Bob Benton, Chairman of Clarkson PLC, commented: "On behalf of the Board, I would like to thank Paul for his significant contribution to the Company since becoming a Non-executive Director in 2008. During this time, the business has developed both the depth and breadth of its global shipping services and Paul's advice has been greatly appreciated. We wish him well for the future."

Enquiries:

Clarkson PLC:
Jeff Woyda, Finance Director
020 7334 0000

Hudson Sandler:
Andrew Leach / Kate Hough
020 7796 4133