First Technology

Directorate Change

First Technology PLC
24 March 2006



First Technology PLC - Directorate Change


Resignation of directors

The Board of Directors of First Technology PLC ("First Technology") announces
the resignation as directors of First Technology PLC of each of Fred Westlake,
Patrick Burgess, Jeffrey Wood, Kevin Breen, Oliver Burns, Cody Slater, Michael
Firth, Bruce Atkinson and Ralph Whitney with effect from 24 March 2006. First
Technology is pleased to announce the appointment of David DeMeo, John Hakanson,
Allan Richards and John Tus as executive directors also with effect from 24
March 2006.

In connection with these appointments, there are no details that are required to
be disclosed by paragraphs 9.6.11 or 9.6.13 of the Listing Rules of the UK
Listing Authority.

The Board changes are made as a result of the recent takeover offer for First
Technology by Honeywell Acquisitions II Limited (the "Offer"), a wholly-owned
subsidiary of Honeywell International Inc. The Offer was declared unconditional
in all respects on 24 March 2006.


For further information:

Anthony Cardew / Nadja Vetter       Cardew Group       Tel: 020 7930 0777



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