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British Vita's CEO Steps Down

February 14, 2007

John Oliver has been appointed interim CEO at British Vita following the decision of Howard Harris to step down from the CEO role. Mr. Harris remains a non-executive director. Mr. Oliver is a partner at British Vita’s private equity owners Texas Pacific Group (TPG) and was already serving as a director of the British Vita group. Prior to his time at TPG, he spent 15 years with GE at several different businesses in Europe as CEO and in other general management roles.

“This is an exciting time at Vita. The business has excellent prospects. I look forward to working with our employees and suppliers as we enhance our ability to serve our customers with world-class specialty polymer-based materials,” said Mr. Oliver.

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