Access Intelligence PLC
08 October 2004
FOR RELEASE 7.00AM 8 OCTOBER 2004
Access Intelligence plc
('Access Intelligence' or 'the Group')
JEREMY HAMER APPOINTED CHAIRMAN
Access Intelligence plc is pleased to announce the following changes to the
•Jeremy Hamer has been appointed Non Executive Chairman
•Ian Savage will resume the role of Non Executive Director
Jeremy Hamer, the new Chairman, said:
'The existing companies within the Group have tremendous potential for growth
and I am delighted to join the Board of Access Intelligence as Non Executive
While the current portfolio of companies is of high quality, it currently lacks
critical mass. We are, therefore, evaluating a number of potential acquisitions
which would dramatically increase the scale of the Group. We shall be adopting a
cautious approach and will be very thorough in carrying out due diligence on
For further information contact:
Access Intelligence 01904 520840
Jeremy Hamer 07977 234614
Beattie Financial 020 7398 3300
Brian Coleman Smith / Grace Mariner
Access Intelligence joined AIM in November 2003. It has three subscription-based
• The Marketing Guild which provides marketing advice and support to its
• Back up and Running which provides disaster recovery services for
computer systems to SMEs and mid sized corporates.
• Wired Gov which provides personalised E mail alerts from Government and
public sector bodies.
Jeremy Hamer is interested in 1,861,928 ordinary shares in the capital of the
Company of which 4,662 ordinary shares are owned by his wife.
Further information on Jeremy Hamer:
Jeremy Hamer, aged 52, is an FCA with 20 years' experience in industry, the
final eight of which were as Managing Director of J.F. Renshaw Limited. From
1997 - 2003 he worked in corporate finance as an associate of Elderstreet
He is Deputy Chairman and Senior Independent Director of Inter Link Foods Plc,
which was voted AIM company of the year in 2001 and has grown rapidly through a
mixture of strong organic growth and a number of targeted acquisitions. He is
also the Non-Executive Chairman of Glisten plc, which is developing a business
focussed on niche sectors of food industry.
Jeremy Hamer is also a non-executive director of Honeysuckle Group Plc,
Avingtrans plc (previously Frank Usher Group plc) and Napier Brown Foods plc,
which are all quoted on AIM. He is also a non-executive director of Baldwin &
Francis Limited, Berkeley Scott Group Plc, and Rose Bowl plc . Most recently he
has been appointed as a non-executive Director to Unicorn Aim VCT 2 plc. He is a
partner in Financial Decisions.
During the last five years Mr Hamer has also been a director of Honeysuckle
Fashions Limited, Pro:Atria Limited, Vendotech Limited, The National Solicitors
Network Ltd and Dowcarter Ltd.
Liquidators have been appointed to the following companies of which Jeremy Hamer
was a non-executive director:
Harveys Traditional Bakery Limited - Administrator appointed in November
1998 at which time the deficiency for unsecured creditors was £140,000.
Rushden Playsafe Limited and Rushden Granulating Company Limited -
Administrator appointed in January 2001 at which time the deficiency for
unsecured creditors was £1.07 million.
D'Aguiar Marketing and Design Limited - Administrator appointed in January
2001 at which time the deficiency for creditors was £262,000.
Qube Strategic Marketing Limited - Administrator appointed in July 2004
Mr Hamer was a non-executive director of Rushden Playsafe Limited, Rushden
Granulating Company Limited, D'Aguiar Marketing and Design Limited and Qube
Strategic Marketing Limited acting as a representative of Elderstreet
Investments Limited in its capacity as fund manager.
The following companies, of which Mr Hamer was a non-executive director have
been voluntarily wound up:
Nolegwork plc (acting as a representative of Elderstreet Investments
Limited in its capacity as fund manager).
Mr Hamer has confirmed that there is no further information required to be
disclosed under paragraph 15 of the AIM Rules.
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