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DEXTER ELECTS K. GRAHAME WALKER TO SERVE AS CHAIRMAN, PRESIDENT AND CEO; RE-ELECTS TWO OUTSIDE DIRECTORS AND ELECTS A NEW VICE PRESIDENT

 HARTFORD, Conn., April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dexter Corporation (NYSE: DEX), a leading worldwide specialty materials manufacturer, announced today the election of K. Grahame Walker, president and chief executive officer and director to serve as chairman, president, and chief executive officer, The Dexter Corporation. Mr. Walker was also re-elected to serve as a director of the corporation for a three-year term to expire in 1996.
 Mr. Walker, who was elected president and chief executive officer in 1989, succeeds David L. Coffin who today announced his retirement as a nonexecutive chairman of the board, a position he has held since 1990. Mr. Coffin served as chairman and chief executive officer of The Dexter Corporation from 1975 to 1990 when he retired as an executive of the company. Mr. Coffin will serve on the Dexter board as an outside director until his term expires in 1994.
 Also re-elected to serve as Directors for a three-year term to expire in 1996 were Bernard M. Fox, president and chief operating officer of Northeast Utilities; and George M. Whitesides, Ph.D., Professor of Chemistry at Harvard University.
 The Dexter Corporation also announced the election and promotion of Horst Geldmacher to serve as vice president, Overseas Business Management, The Dexter Corporation.
 Mr. Geldmacher over the last several years has been accountable for implementing the restructuring of Dexter's European operations, in keeping with Dexter's global strategic plan. In his new capacity, he will expand the responsibility globally by seeking strategic market growth opportunities in Russia and other CIS countries, former East European countries, China and Southeast Asia.
 The Dexter Corporation is a Fortune 500 company producing specialty materials for customers in five strategic global markets: aerospace, automotive, electronics, food packaging, and medical. Founded in 1767, Dexter is the oldest company listed on the New York Stock Exchange.
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 /CONTACT: Bruce Beatt, 203-292-7601, or Walter Barrett, 212-644-9817, both of Dexter Corporation/
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