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Moore Names Palumbo Senior VP, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Press release from the issuing company

Toronto, Ontario & Bannockburn, Illinois (April 18, 2001) - Robert G. Burton, President and Chief Executive Officer of Moore Corporation Limited (TSE, NYSE: MCL) announced today the appointment of Lisa M. Palumbo as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. In regard to this appointment, Mr. Burton stated: "As we continue to evolve the company and focus on best practices, it is vital that we effectively manage our legal activities to help us control costs and ensure that we are providing top flight support to our sales organization and our customers. To accomplish this goal, and to ensure that our legal team is positioned to help us leverage our business, I have appointed Lisa M. Palumbo as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. Lisa will be responsible for all domestic and international business affairs. She will report directly to me." I am extremely pleased to have Lisa join our senior management team. With her breadth of experience in large multi-national companies, she will immediately add value to our organization. She is a top flight manager who will focus on controlling legal costs and work with our business leaders to ensure we are responsive to our customers and that the company is properly protected." Mr. Burton concluded: "Lisa is an experienced general counsel with broad experience in working with sales organizations and ensuring strong support of customers. She has effectively negotiated legal issues at the local, state and federal government level. Her ability to set strategy and manage complex legal issues spans both the domestic and international arena." Ms. Palumbo stated: "I feel fortunate to have the opportunity to join Bob Burton and his team. This company has tremendous potential to grow and deliver results for its investors and customers. I look forward to making immediate contributions to the team." Prior to joining Moore, Ms. Palumbo was Vice President, General Council and Corporate Secretary for Rayonier, Inc., a $1.3 billion forest products company