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Rockwood Realisation PLC

20 January 2022

Rockwood Realisation plc

("Rockwood Realisation" or the "Company")

Board Change

Rockwood Realisation plc (AIM: RKW), is pleased to announce the appointment of Noel Lamb as Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Company with immediate effect. Simon Pyper, who has been interim Chairman, will remain as a Non-Executive Director.

Noel Lamb has over 30 years' experience in the asset management industry. His career started at Lazard Brothers in private clients and then UK stock selection before going on to be Managing Director of Lazard Japan Asset Management, based in Tokyo, from 1990 to 1997. Mr. Lamb then established the investment management capability for Russell in London, where assets under management rose to $15bn in five years. He was subsequently Chief Investment Officer for Russell Investments in North America from 2002-2009, with responsibility for performance in North American equity, global equity, global bonds, real estate and hedge funds, with AUM growing to $150bn over this period. He is currently chairman of Atlantis Japan Growth Trust and a Director of Guinness Asset Management Funds PLC, an Irish umbrella open-ended investment company. Mr. Lamb graduated from Exeter College, Oxford and is a qualified Barrister-at-law.

Simon Pyper, previous interim chairman commented:

"We are delighted to welcome Noel Lamb as Independent Chairman to the Company. His appointment follows significant changes over the last few months and brings stability to support the realisation strategy recently voted for by shareholders."

For further information, please contact:

 Rockwood Realisation plc 
  Non-Executive Director          Simon Pyper          Simon.pyper@me.com 
 finnCap                          Carl Holmes 
  Nominated Adviser               William Marle 
  Joint Broker                    Mark Whitfeld        020 7220 0500 
 Panmure Gordon (UK) Limited      Tom Scrivens 
  Joint Broker                    Michael Bateman      020 7886 2500 
                                Charles Gorman 
 KL Communications               Will Sanderson      020 3995 6673 


Full name:                              Noel Lamb 
Age                                     66 
Rockwood Realisation plc shares held:   0 
Current directorships:                  Atlantis Japan Growth Fund 
                                         Guinness Asset Management 
                                         Funds PLC 
                                         55 Queen's Gate Ltd 
Historic directorships from previous    28 Harrington Gardens Ltd 
 5 years:                                Irish Grouse Conservation 
                                         Paladin Technologies Ltd 

* Mr. Lamb was a director of Paladin Technologies Ltd, at the time of each company's voluntary liquidation. Voluntary liquidation came as a result of not being able commercialise the technology. In doing so there was no loss to creditors.

There is no further information to be disclosed in relation to the appointments of Noel Lamb pursuant to Schedule 2, paragraph (g) of the AIM Rules.

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