Directorate Change - April 08

Renold plc is pleased to announce the appointment of John Allkins as Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee, effective 17 April 2008.

John Allkins, aged 58, was previously Group Finance Director for MyTravel Group plc and is also a Non-Executive Director of Intec Telecom Systems Plc.

Matthew Peacock, Chairman of Renold plc, said 'The Board is delighted with John's appointment. His wealth of experience will further strengthen the Board.'

Renold plc also announces that Barbara Beckett, a Non-Executive Director since 2005, will be retiring as a Director at the conclusion of the Annual Genera Meeting on 30 July 2008 and will not be presenting herself for re-election.

Matthew Peacock, Chairman of Renold plc, said, 'I would like to join with my colleagues on the Board in thanking Barbara for her contribution to a period of considerable change and improvement in the performance of Renold.'

18 April 2008