Directorate Change

Hornby PLC
12 February 2024

12 February 2024


Hornby Plc

("Hornby" or the "Group")



Appointment of Non-Executive Director (NED)


Hornby Plc, the international models and collectibles group, today announces Nicholas (Nick) Batram, aged 55, has joined the Group as a Non-Executive Director.


Nick has an extensive background in finance, with over 30 years' experience working for financial institutions. The vast majority of this time was spent focused on researching and advising small and mid-cap companies. In 2016, Nick joined Entain plc, the FTSE100 sports betting and gaming group, initially heading up Investor Relations & Strategy and until recently as Group Director of M&A and Corporate Development.  



Olly Raeburn, Hornby CEO, commented:  "We're delighted that Nick is joining us and are confident his experience and enthusiasm will add a new, and positive, dynamic to the Board."


Nick Batram, Non-Executive Director, added: "I am honoured to be joining the Board of Hornby and very much look forward to supporting Olly and the management team as they seek to develop the full opportunity that exists within some of the most iconic brands in the models and collectables industry."


The names of all companies and partnerships of which Nick has been a director or partner at any time in the previous five years are set out below:


Current directorships and/or partnerships

 Appointments in the last 5 years


Entain Holding (CEE) Ltd

Impala Digital Limited



Ladbrokes Coral Trust

Peel Hunt LLP


Nick holds no ordinary shares in Hornby.

Save as set out in this announcement, there are no further details to be disclosed under Rule 17 or Schedule 2(g) of the AIM Rules for Companies in respect of Nick.



Hornby PLC

Oliver Raeburn, CEO                  01843 233 500

Kirstie Gould, CFO                   


Liberum Capital Limited, Nominated Advisor and Broker

Andrew Godber                         020 3100 2222

Edward Thomas

Anake Singh





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