ITE Group PLC
17 March 2003
17 March 2003
ITE GROUP PLC
APPOINTMENT OF FINANCE DIRECTOR
ITE Group plc, the international exhibitions specialist, today announces that it
has appointed Russell Taylor as Finance Director, effective from 24th March
Mr Taylor, 44, was previously Finance Director of Air Miles International Group,
where he managed all financial and commercial aspects of the international
loyalty schemes business.
He brings extensive experience of all sectors of the exhibition industry, having
spent nine years at P&O Group, where he was Group Finance Director at Earls
Court Olympia and subsequently, Managing Director of Earls Court & Olympia
A qualified Chartered Accountant, Mr Taylor trained at Touche Ross & Co where he
then became a Manager in the Corporate Finance Department. He also holds a BA
in Economics from Lancaster University.
There is nothing further to disclose in relation to Mr Taylor's appointment
under Rule 16.4 of the Listing Rules of the UK Listing Authority.
Commenting on the appointment, Iain Paterson, Chairman, said:
'Russell Taylor has considerable experience of the exhibition business, and we
believe will be an excellent addition to the ITE management team. Having
successfully refocused the Group on our core strengths, it is an exciting time
for ITE Group. We are delighted to welcome Russell to the board and look
forward to working with him to grow the business further.'
Iain Paterson ITE Exhibitions 020 7596 5000
David Simonson/Nicola Davidson Merlin Financial 020 7606 1244
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