RNS Number : 2738V
W.H. Ireland Group PLC
01 November 2010
WH Ireland Group plc
("WH Ireland" or the "Company")
Appointment of Director
WH Ireland is pleased to announce the appointment of Alan Mark Kershaw to the Board as Finance & Operations Director with immediate effect. As previously announced, Nigel Gurney, the current Finance Director, will be stepping down from this role and is leaving the Company on 11 November 2010.
Alan has been with the Company since 6 January 2010 and has been instrumental in streamlining and restructuring the Company's back office. His work to date for WH Ireland has given him a thorough understanding of the group's business and makes him ideally suited to assume the role of Finance & Operations Director.
Alan (aged 44) is a qualified chartered accountant and is currently a director of the following companies (all of which are subsidiaries of WH Ireland):
WH Ireland Limited
ARE Business and Professional Limited
SRS Business and Professional Limited
WH Ireland (Financial Services) Limited
Fitel Nominees Limited
WH Ireland Nominees Limited
Stockholm Investments Limited
WH Ireland (Stockbrokers) Limited
WH Ireland Trustee Limited
WHI Leasing Limited
Alan has not been a director of any other companies, or a partner in any partnerships, within the last 5 years.
There is no further information to be disclosed under Rule 17 or paragraph (g) of Schedule 2 of the AIM Rules for Companies.
Rupert Lowe, Chairman, commented:
"I am pleased to welcome Alan on to the Board as Finance & Operations Director. He brings a wealth of experience, in particular his in-depth knowledge of operations, finance, technology and risk, gained in senior roles spanning over fifteen years within specialist financial services businesses."
For further information please contact:
WH Ireland Group Plc
020 7220 1666
Oriel Securities Ltd
020 7710 7600
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