Announcements

Northern Investors Company PLC.


RNS Number:5499F
Northern Investors Co PLC
03 July 2006

NORTHERN INVESTORS COMPANY PLC

Appointment of director


Northern Investors Company PLC is pleased to announce that at a board meeting
held on 3 July 2006, Mr Mark Nicholls was appointed to the board as a
non-executive director with immediate effect.

Mr Nicholls is aged 57 and was previously head of private equity at the Royal
Bank of Scotland and prior to that head of corporate finance at Warburgs. He is
chairman of EcoSecurities Group plc, deputy chairman of Venture Production plc
and a non-executive director of Bovis Homes Group plc, The City of London
Investment Trust plc and Alexander Forbes Limited.

There are no further disclosures to be made under paragraph 9.6.13 (1) - (6) of
the Listing Rules in relation to his appointment.

Enquiries:

Christopher Mellor, Company Secretary 0191 244 6000


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