Director Declaration

Change in information notified under Listing Rule 9.6.13R

16 August 2010

As required by Listing Rule, 9.6.14R, DS Smith Plc ("DS Smith") has been advised that Gareth Davis, non-Executive Director of DS Smith, has been appointed as non-Executive Chairman of William Hill PLC with effect from 1 September 2010.

Carolyn Cattermole

Company Secretary

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