News - Appointment of Chairman

November 21 2008

John Honey brings a wealth of experience in the disinfectant and decontamination industry as well as senior management roles in marketing and general management. John previously served as Senior Vice President of Reckitt Benckiser plc, responsible at various times during his 29 year tenure as executive responsible for Reckitt’s global cleaning and disinfectant businesses, including Dettol, Lysol and Cilit Bang brands and its worldwide over the counter business which included Boots Healthcare International (which was acquired for £1.9Bn). He retired from Reckitt’s in 2007 to pursue private interests.

John’s main focus initially will be on overseeing the development and further commercialisation of the Ebiox range of disinfectant and decontamination products, and the appointment of a suitably qualified chief executive for that business.