Two Appointments Strengthen Johnson Matthey's Stationary Emissions Control (SEC) Sales Organization

MALVERN, PA, July 21, 2010-Two new appointments have been announced by Johnson Matthey's Stationary Emissions Control (SEC) business unit.

Michael Baran has been named Eastern Sales Manager for SEC's gas turbine catalyst and systems business. He has worked for the Johnson Matthey SEC group as a Senior Sales Engineer selling emissions control solutions to the engine, industrial and gas turbine markets, He is a graduate of the Pennsylvania State University where he earned BS and MS degrees in Engineering Science and Mechanics.

Prior to joining Johnson Matthey, Baran, who has written more than 40 technical papers and delivered more than 60 formal technical presentations, was an account manager for the Hoeganaes Corporation, Cinnaminson, NJ, and a sales engineer for Gamry Instruments Inc., Warminster, PA. He will be responsible for managing the gas turbine catalyst and systems sales activities throughout the Eastern and Central regions of North America and work out of the company's offices in Malvern, PA.

Robert Bono has been appointed Western Sales Manager for SEC's process and engine catalyst and systems business. He worked in sales and product development for the former Applied Utility Systems (AUS), Aliso Viejo, CA, which Johnson Matthey acquired.

Bono has also spent 25 years working in chemical, electrical, process and product sales, as well as in construction activities. He has a BS in chemistry from the Harvey Mudd College of Science and Engineering and a master's in Organization Management from the University of Phoenix. He will be based in Aliso Viejo, CA and be responsible for managing the direct and channel sales of process and engine emission control products.

About Johnson Matthey:
Traded on the London Stock Exchange (symbol: JMAT), Johnson Matthey is a
specialty chemicals company focused on its core skills in catalysts, precious metals, fine chemicals and process technologies. The $15 billion company is 193 years old and employs around 8,500 people in over 30 countries.

About Johnson Matthey Stationary Emissions Control (SEC):
Johnson Matthey SEC is well known for its total systems approach to solving customer's emissions problems, as well as a reputation for strong customer support at the field service level. SEC designs and supplies catalysts and engineers catalytic systems to control emissions of nitrogen oxides (NOx), carbon monoxide (CO), hydrocarbons (HC), volatile organic compounds (VOC), hazardous air pollutants (HAPs) and particulate matter (PM). SEC is dedicated to the research, development and application of catalyst technology to improve quality of life by reducing air emissions.

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