LONDON, 10 November 2017:

Arix Bioscience plc (LSE: ARIX) (“Arix Bioscience” or “the Company”), a global healthcare and life science company supporting medical innovation, today announces that Sir John Banham is retiring from his position as a Non-Executive Director of Arix Bioscience.

Sir John, who is 76, has been Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee, and has helped to oversee the Company’s growth both as a private company and since its successful IPO on the London Stock Exchange in February 2017. As previously announced, Giles Kerr joined the Board of Arix on 17 October 2017 and will succeed Sir John as Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee.

"It has been a pleasure and a privilege to work with Sir John. On behalf of the Board, I would like to thank him for his many contributions to the successful creation and early development of Arix Bioscience.”

Jonathan Peacock, Chairman of Arix Bioscience