May 3, 1999

Goodyear Jamaica Ltd. (GYR) – Gets a New M.D.

The following appointments were made to the Directors of the company: Mr. Peter Graham – Managing Director Mr. Ian McNaughton – Financial Controller/Secretary Mr. Kenneth O. Earhart – Director Finance

Seprod Ltd. (SEP) – Capital Distribution

At a meeting of the Board of Directors it was resolved that a Capital Distribution of sixty-five cents per share (less Transfer Tax) be paid to all shareholders on record