06 November 2013

Appointment of Peter Backhouse as Senior Independent Director

Clarkson PLC ("Clarksons") the world's leading shipping services group, is pleased to announce the appointment of Peter Backhouse as Senior Independent Director to the board with immediate effect.

Peter was appointed as a Non-Executive Director of Clarkson PLC on 16th September, 2013 and is a member the Audit Committee, Remuneration Committee and Nominations Committee.

No further information falls to be disclosed under LR 9.6.13R of the Listing Rules.

Enquiries:
Clarkson PLC 020 7334 0000
Andi Case, Chief executive
Jeff Woyda, Finance director