Communisis PLC

CFO appointment and Trading update

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Communisis PLC
04 December 2017

4 December 2017


Communisis plc


("Communisis" or the "Company")


CFO appointment and Trading update



Leading provider of integrated marketing services, Communisis plc (LSE: CMS), is pleased to announce the appointment of Steve Rawlins to the position of Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and to the Company's Board of Directors, with effect from today.


Steve has extensive experience of the digital media, business services and FMCG sectors in both the UK and overseas markets. Most recently Steve was CFO of EDC Communications, a Private Equity backed group of digital media agencies. Previously he held senior finance roles at Vendia UK Ltd, Uniq PLC, Caradon PLC and The Gillette Company.


Steve brings a range of specialist skills and experience, which the Board wants to introduce into Communisis at this stage, to help deliver the next phase of the Company's growth. He will report to Andy Blundell, Chief Executive.


Mark Stoner, Group Finance Director, steps down from the Board today. He will work with Steve through Q1 2018 to facilitate an orderly handover, after which he will leave the Company. Mark has played an important role in the development of Communisis in recent years and the Board is grateful to him for his contribution and commitment. 


Trading expectations for 2017 remain unchanged.  Communisis will announce full details of its Preliminary Results for 2017 on Thursday, 8 March 2018.


In respect of Steve Rawlins' appointment, no further disclosures are necessary under LR9.6.13.



For further information please contact:



Andy Blundell, Chief Executive                                                                 020 7224 3456


FTI Consulting                                                                                                   020 3727 1000

Matt Dixon / Emma Hall / Niamh Fogarty



About Communisis

Communisis is an integrated marketing services company, which improves communication between brands and their customers. Communisis creates engaging content and delivers it across multiple customer touch-points; in digital, broadcast and print channels.

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