Appointment to the Board

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Source BioScience plc (LSE: SBS) the international laboratory services and products business, announces that Pam Liversidge, OBE will join the Board as a Non-Executive Director with immediate effect.

Pam is a Chartered Mechanical Engineer and Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering with over 30 years’ experience in the manufacturing and engineering industries.  She has significant experience in senior leadership roles across a broad spectrum of companies and other organisations including Chesterfield Royal Foundation Trust Hospital and Sheffield Hallam University.  Pam was the first woman to be elected as President of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers and as Master of the Company of Cutlers in Hallamshire.

Laurie Turnbull, Chairman, said: “I am delighted to welcome Pam to the Board.  Her considerable knowledge of the manufacturing and engineering industries will be invaluable following the acquisitions of Inverclyde Biologicals and Vindon during 2013.  She will also bring experience and an important, additional skill base to the Board as we continue with the implementation of the Group’s growth strategy.”

Further information required to be disclosed:  Mandall Engineering Ltd entered into administration in June 2006, while Mrs Liversidge was a director, and was ultimately wound up in March 2008 by means of a creditors’ voluntary liquidation.  No further information is required to be disclosed pursuant to paragraph 9.6.13 of the Listing Rules.