Option awards held by executive directors in the year ended 31 December 2008

These awards were made to Mark Read before he became a director of the Company.

  Grant/
award
date
End of
exercise
period
Exercise
price
At 1 Jan 
2008 
(no. of 
shares)
Granted/ 
(lapsed)
2008 
(no. of 
shares)
Exercised 
2008 
(no. of 
shares)
At 31 Dec 
2008 
(no. of 
shares)
Share 
price 
31 Dec 
20081
Mark Read 17.11.03 17.11.13 £5.595 10,615 10,615 £4.025
  29.10.04 29.10.14 £5.535 9,879 9,879 £4.025
1
Share price 12-month high/low: £6.48/£3.1025.