15 January 2010

Director Declaration

Clarkson PLC
("Clarksons" or "the Company")

Director Declaration

The Company announces that Robert Benton the non-executive chairman of the Company has been appointed as non-executive chairman of HandMade plc with effect from 14 January 2010.

This announcement is made pursuant to paragraph 9.6.14 R (2) of the Listing Rules.

Enquiries:

Clarkson PLC:
Steve Deasey

Company Secretary
020 7334 0000