Mr James Leng (Non - Executive Deputy Chairman)

Jim Leng was appointed a non-executive director of Corus in June 2001. He also served as Deputy Chairman and Senior Independent Director in April 2002 and Chairman in June 2003. Mr. Leng was the Chairman of Doncaster Group Limited, a non-executive director of Alstom SA and Hanson plc where he acted as Senior Independent Director. He was the Chief Executive of Laporte plc from 1995 to June 2001. He retired as a Director and Chairman of IMI plc in May 2005 and as a non-executive director of Pilkington plc in June 2006.