Director Declaration

RNS Number : 2401Q
Smith (DS) PLC
30 July 2010

Change in information notified under Listing Rule 9.6.13R

30 July 2010

As required by Listing Rule, 9.6.14R, DS Smith Plc ("DS Smith") has been advised that

Peter Johnson, Chairman of DS Smith, has been appointed as non-Executive Chairman of Electrocomponents plc with effect from 1 October 2010.

Carolyn Cattermole

Company Secretary

Contact details: 01628 583 400

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