Board Changes

RNS Number : 5798S
Hornby PLC
22 December 2016

Hornby PLC


Board Changes


Hornby Plc, the international models and collectibles Group, ("Hornby" or "the Group") today announces the appointment to the Board of Martin George as a Non-Executive Director. Separately, the Group announces that Charlie Caminada is stepping down from his position on the Board as Non-Executive Director.


Martin George has extensive experience in Marketing and Commercial roles. He is currently Chief Commercial Officer of The Post Office Limited as well as Chairman of Grays International Limited. He was previously Non-Executive Director at Thorntons plc, Group Development Director and Group Marketing Director at BUPA and Commercial Director at British Airways.  


Roger Canham, Executive Chairman, said,

"Martin has deep commercial experience across a number of consumer businesses and I am very pleased to welcome him to the Board. I am sure that Martin will make a major contribution to the Group as we continue to manage the Hornby turnaround.


"Charlie has been on the Board for three years, during which time he has helped to steer the business through a period of major change, including our two successful re-financings. Charlie also acted as Interim Executive Sales Director for six months earlier this year.


"I would like to thank Charlie for the significant contribution he has made to Hornby over the last three years and to wish him every success in the future". 



Further information on Martin George:


Martin George, aged 54, is currently a director of the following companies:

Grays Of Cambridge (International) Limited

Netball World Cup 2019 Ltd

Privatefly Ltd

Purely And Simply Limited

Salthouse Consulting Limited


Within the last five years, Mr. George has been a director of the following companies:

Cromwell Health Group Limited

Global Charities

Global Charities (Trading) Limited

Jolly Fine Restaurants Limited

Medical Services International Limited

PGP Media Limited

Thorntons Limited


Mr. George holds no shares in the Group.  Save as set out in this announcement, there are no further matters to be disclosed under paragraph (g) of Schedule 2 of the AIM Rules for Companies.


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For further information contact:

Hornby Plc                                                           

Roger Canham, Chairman          

Steve Cooke, Chief Executive

David Mulligan, Finance Director                                                            

01843 233500                                                         



Numis Securities

Oliver Cardigan (Nomad)

Paul Gillam

Tom Ballard

020 7260 1000


Capital Access Group 

Scott Fulton

Jessica Bradford

020 3763 3400


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