Directorate Change

RNS Number : 1023V
Surgical Innovations Group PLC
05 August 2015


Surgical Innovations Group plc

(the "Company" or the "Group")


Directorate change



The Company announces the appointment of Melanie Ross as Finance Director and Company Secretary with immediate effect.


Melanie Ross, aged 35, has worked for the Group as a consultant since October 2014 and she has also been appointed as General Manager of the principal trading subsidiary, Surgical Innovations Limited. Melanie is a Member of the Institute of Chartered Management Accountants, and has worked previously at AESSEAL plc as Business Development Manager and Eaton Cooper Lighting and Safety Ltd as Business Partner - Finance.


Save for the information set out in this announcement, there are no other matters in relation to Mrs. Ross' appointment that require disclosure under the AIM Rules.


As previously announced on 6 November 2014, Mike Thornton leaves the Group today and resigns from the Board with immediate effect.


Doug Liversidge, Non-Executive Chairman commented "I am delighted to welcome Melanie to the Board and I look forward to her continuing to make a significant contribution to the Group. I would also like to thank Mike for his support and wish him well in his new career."





For further information please visit or contact:




Surgical Innovations Group Plc 

Doug Liversidge, CBE

Non-Executive Chairman

Tel: 07798 892 918


WH Ireland Limited (Nominated Adviser and Broker)

Tim Feather / Liam Gribben

Tel: 0113 394 6600

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