Lamprell Welcomes Non-Executive Director

Lamprell announced the appointment of Deena Mattar as a non-executive director of the Company. Deena's appointment is with effect from April 1, 2012, and it is anticipated that Deena will assume the chairmanship of the Company's Audit Committee upon the retirement of Richard Raynaut from the Board at the end of the 2012 Annual General Meeting.

Deena served as Group Finance Director of Kier Group plc, a major construction, property and services group, from 2001 to 2010, having joined Kier in 1998 as Finance Director of Kier National, a major division of the group. Prior to this she held senior positions at KPMG where she was involved in both audit and transaction services. Deena is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and a non-executive director of Invensys plc and RM plc.

Jonathan Silver, Chairman, said, "I would like to welcome Deena to Lamprell. I am confident that Deena will further strengthen the Lamprell Board and that she will make a valuable contribution to the Company at this exciting phase in its development."