Aurelian Says Hello to New Non-Executive Director

Aurelian announced the appointment of Piotr Rozwadowski, aged 50, to the Board of Directors as an Independent Non-executive Director, effective September 14, 2011.

Piotr has over 25 years experience working in the Energy sector in Poland and has held senior positions with a number of companies in the Polish Electrical and Power sectors. At present, Piotr is President of the Board and Managing Director of Belos-PLP S.A. a leading Polish producer of components for overhead power lines and a subsidiary of NASDAQ listed Preformed Line Products Company.

Piotr is also the former Vice Minister of State for the Treasury of Poland where he was responsible for the Energy and Telecoms sectors. He has also worked as a consultant for AT Kearney and Roland Berger Strategy Consultants.

Piotr graduated with an M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from the Silesian University of Technology in Poland and also holds an MBA from the University of Central Lancashire. He is married and has four grown-up children.

John Conlin, Chairman, commented, "I am delighted to welcome Piotr to Aurelian's Board as an Independent Non-executive Director. The appointment of someone of Piotr's caliber and experience brings further vital industry and regional knowledge to the Board. This appointment also compliments very well the Polish industry knowledge and experience currently provided by Dariusz Mioduski our existing Board member representing the interests of our Polish strategic partner Kulczyk Investments."

Rowen Bainbridge, Chief Executive, commented, "Piotr brings significant experience of the Polish Energy sector which will be invaluable in helping Aurelian to successfully execute our growth strategy in Poland. In particular, Piotr's deep understanding of the Polish end user market for Aurelian's gas, together with his considerable expertise and knowledge of how the sector is regulated and managed further enhances our own industry knowledge and capability."