Eden Research plc

June 10, 2009 06:25 ET

Re Directorate

10 June 2009

                            Eden Research plc ("Eden" or "the Company")
                                           Board Change

Eden  Research  plc,  a leading UK agrochemical development company, is pleased  to  announce  the
appointment  of Sir Ben Gill CBE as Non-Executive Chairman, effective immediately.  Sir  Ben,  who
has been on the board as Non-Executive Director of Eden since 2007, is the former President of the
National  Farmers'  Union.  Sir Ben replaces Ken Brooks who has taken on  the  role  of  Executive
Deputy Chairman.

Sir Ben Gill, Non-Executive Chairman of Eden Research said:

"Following the exciting developments with a number of Eden's research products, the board of Eden
has recognised the urgent need to provide additional support to the existing management team.

Food security assumes ever greater importance around the world and the need to introduce new
products into the market place that meet the increasing standards of today's regulators is
increasingly critical to the ability of farmers to produce the food. In this challenging context
Eden is ideally placed with its emerging product portfolio to deliver key products into the market
place to replace current outdated products and address new and evolving issues. As Chairman of the
Company I look forward to playing my part in ensuring that Eden develops a key role in the future
of UK and world crop production".

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For further information:
Tim Griffiths, Chief Executive, Eden Research plc
T: 01993 868844
Matthew Robinson, FinnCap
T: 020 7600 1658
Eden Research plc is a UK publicly listed company on the PLUS Market, specialising in the
development of agrochemical products and intellectual property through licensing and marketing
Eden is focused on developing products for the agricultural sector through the application of
terpene chemistry and other patented environmentally friendly technologies. Eden is currently
working alongside universities and partner companies in developing its product portfolio towards
For further information please visit www.edenresearch.com.

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