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Tuesday 13 May, 2008

Vianet Group PLC

Board changes

RNS Number : 2875U
Vianet Group PLC
13 May 2008

Vianet Group plc

Board changes

The Board of Vianet confirms progress on key management appointments.

Iain Andrew Gibson has joined the Board as Managing Director, with immediate effect. Iain, as previously disclosed, has been working with the Company since December 2007. He was previously with Filtronic Plc where he had been responsible on the plc board for the Integrated Products Division.  Prior to this he held a number of management positions in the Avionics business of Marconi Electronic Systems and thereafter in BAe Systems Avionics Limited.

We are also pleased to announce that Richard Armit CA, the Group's acting financial controller has been appointed Financial Controller and Company Secretary with immediate effect. 


Vianet Group Plc 

Tel: 01383 748000

Ian OrrockChairman & CEO

Brewin Dolphin Limited (Nomad)

Tel: 0131 529 0272

Sandy Fraser

College Hill    

Tel: 020 7457 2020

Matthew Smallwood

In accordance with paragraph (g) of Schedule 2 to the AIM Rules for Companies, the following information is provided:

Iain Andrew Gibson

Iain Andrew Gibson (aged 53) holds, or has in the last five years held, the following directorships and/or partnerships:

Current directorships/partnerships held

Former directorships/partnerships held

Filtronic plc

Filtronic Broadband Limited

Filtronic Cable Communications Limited

RFMD (UK) Limited, formerly Filtronic Compound Semiconductors Limited

Filtronic Comtek (UK) Limited

Filtronic Defence Limited

Filtronic Executive Share Options Trustees Limited

Filtronic Properties Limited

Filtronic Holdings UK Limited

Filtronic Quest Trustees Limited

Filtronic Microtek Limited

Filtronic Signal Solutions, Inc., a Maryland corporation

Filtronic Disposition Corp. (formerly Sage Laboratories, Inc.), a Mass. corporation and wholly owned subsidiary of FSSI.

GecThomsonDasaAirborneRadar - an EEIG (an European Economic Interest Grouping)

Mr Gibson holds 100,000 ordinary shares of 5 pence in the Company representing approximately 0.03 per cent. of the Company's issued ordinary share capital.

There is no further information in respect of the above appointment required to be disclosed pursuant to paragraph (g) of Schedule 2 to the AIM Rules for Companies.

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