Rose Petroleum plc

Directorate Change

12-February-2015

Chris Eadie appointed as Finance Director

Rose Petroleum plc, the AIM-listed (Ticker: ROSE) natural resources company, is pleased to announce that Chris Eadie has been appointed to the Board of the Company as Finance Director with immediate effect.

Having qualified as a Chartered Accountant with PricewaterhouseCoopers ("PWC"), Chris has subsequently had over 17 years of post-qualification finance experience and gained a wealth of capital market experience working across a wide variety of sectors and geographies. After leaving PWC, Chris held a number of senior finance roles at Cable and Wireless plc, following which he joined AIM-listed Aurum Mining plc ("Aurum") as Finance Director. Chris will continue to be involved with Aurum on a part-time basis while it continues its transformation.

Group CEO Matt Idiens commented: "I am pleased to be welcoming Chris to the Board of Rose and I believe his finance experience and, in particular his time spent within the natural resources sector, will enable him to add significant value to the Company."

Chris Eadie commented: "I am delighted to be joining Rose at such a pivotal point in its evolution, and I look forward to working with the Board and helping deliver on the Company's strategy of maximising shareholder returns from the its diversified portfolio of multi-commodity assets."

Christopher John Eadie (aged 45) is, or has been within the last five years, a director or partner of the following entities:

Current directorships or partnerships Directorships or partnerships within the last five years
Chris Eadie Associates Limited None
Aurum Mining plc  

Chris Eadie holds 94,402 ordinary shares in the Company representing less than 0.0001% of the total issued share capital of the Company.