Leo Duffy, Former DOE Executive, Joins EUROTECH Ltd. as Special Advisor to the Board of Directors

Apr 18, 2001, 01:00 ET from EUROTECH Ltd.

    FAIRFAX, Va., April 18 /PRNewswire/ -- EUROTECH Ltd. (AMEX:   EUO) is
 pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Leo Duffy as Special Advisor to its
 Board of Directors. Mr. Duffy brings to the Company thirty-five years of
 experience in the commercial and governmental sectors of the nuclear industry.
     Under the former George Herbert Walker Bush administration, Mr. Duffy
 helped develop and establish the Office of Environmental Restoration and Waste
 Management, currently named the Office of Environmental Management within the
 U.S. Department of Energy. As the first Assistant Secretary of this office, he
 directed the development of the five-year planning effort, resulting in
 Congressional appropriations of an annual operating budget of $6 billion.
     Commenting on Mr. Duffy's appointment, Chad A. Verdi, Chairman of the
 Board of EUROTECH, stated, "We are building a team of professionals that will
 add expertise to execute our business plan for EKOR and our current product
 portfolio. We are pleased to have Mr. Duffy lend his industry experience to
 these efforts."
     The primary focus of Mr. Duffy's activities will be to advise the Board on
 the Company's strategic and tactical business plans. In addition, he will
 counsel the company on the strategic marketing of EKOR and other select
 technologies being brought to market in 2001.
     Mr. Duffy commented, "By addressing long-term storage, containment and
 transportation of nuclear waste, we believe EKOR will provide the solutions
 sought by nuclear waste managers and environmentally conscious stakeholders.
 Additionally, several other EUROTECH technologies poised for market
 introduction over the next 12 months hold particular promise in the government
 and commercial sectors."
     EUROTECH Ltd. works with scientists and research institutes in Russia,
 Israel and other countries to develop and commercialize innovative
 technologies that have widespread or critical application. For more
 information, visit www.eurotechltd.com on the Internet.
     Certain information and statement included in this release constitute
 "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Federal Privates
 Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements
 involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may
 cause the actual results, performance, or achievements of the company to be
 materially different from any future results, performance, or achievements
 expressed or implied in such forward-looking statements.
 
     CONTACT:  Dawn Van Zant of ECON Investor Relations, Inc., 800-665-0411, or
 dvanzant@investorideas.com, for EUROTECH Ltd.
 
 

SOURCE EUROTECH Ltd.
    FAIRFAX, Va., April 18 /PRNewswire/ -- EUROTECH Ltd. (AMEX:   EUO) is
 pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Leo Duffy as Special Advisor to its
 Board of Directors. Mr. Duffy brings to the Company thirty-five years of
 experience in the commercial and governmental sectors of the nuclear industry.
     Under the former George Herbert Walker Bush administration, Mr. Duffy
 helped develop and establish the Office of Environmental Restoration and Waste
 Management, currently named the Office of Environmental Management within the
 U.S. Department of Energy. As the first Assistant Secretary of this office, he
 directed the development of the five-year planning effort, resulting in
 Congressional appropriations of an annual operating budget of $6 billion.
     Commenting on Mr. Duffy's appointment, Chad A. Verdi, Chairman of the
 Board of EUROTECH, stated, "We are building a team of professionals that will
 add expertise to execute our business plan for EKOR and our current product
 portfolio. We are pleased to have Mr. Duffy lend his industry experience to
 these efforts."
     The primary focus of Mr. Duffy's activities will be to advise the Board on
 the Company's strategic and tactical business plans. In addition, he will
 counsel the company on the strategic marketing of EKOR and other select
 technologies being brought to market in 2001.
     Mr. Duffy commented, "By addressing long-term storage, containment and
 transportation of nuclear waste, we believe EKOR will provide the solutions
 sought by nuclear waste managers and environmentally conscious stakeholders.
 Additionally, several other EUROTECH technologies poised for market
 introduction over the next 12 months hold particular promise in the government
 and commercial sectors."
     EUROTECH Ltd. works with scientists and research institutes in Russia,
 Israel and other countries to develop and commercialize innovative
 technologies that have widespread or critical application. For more
 information, visit www.eurotechltd.com on the Internet.
     Certain information and statement included in this release constitute
 "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Federal Privates
 Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements
 involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may
 cause the actual results, performance, or achievements of the company to be
 materially different from any future results, performance, or achievements
 expressed or implied in such forward-looking statements.
 
     CONTACT:  Dawn Van Zant of ECON Investor Relations, Inc., 800-665-0411, or
 dvanzant@investorideas.com, for EUROTECH Ltd.
 
 SOURCE  EUROTECH Ltd.