Change of Directors

Valereum PLC
26 October 2023

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26 October 2023

Valereum Plc

("Valereum" or the "Company")

Change of Directors

Valereum Plc (AQSE: VLRM), the Gibraltar technology group, announces that James Formolli has been appointed as Chairman of the Company and that Richard Poulden has resigned as Chairman and director of the Company, Jack Sun has resigned as Finance Director with immediate effect. Alan Gravett has agreed to remain a director until Monday, 30th October 2023 to keep the Company legally compliant but has resigned as Non-Executive Director with effect from that date. 

The board changes have been made to promote the best interests of the company and its shareholders.  It is intended that additional board members will be appointed in the near future and a further announcement of their identities and of the composition of the corporate governance committees will be made once these appointments have been finalised.

James Formolli is an entrepreneur with 35 years of experience in capital raising, aviation, property development and investment. He has long standing links with Gibraltar, having co-founded Chestertons Estate Agents in 2005 as well as partnering with a large Gibraltar based property fund.

Richard Poulden said: "I welcome James' appointment and wish him every success."

James Formolli said: "I am pleased to become the new Chairman and I look forward to working with all stakeholders. On behalf of Valereum and its shareholders I would like to take this opportunity to thank Richard and his colleagues for their service to the company and to wish him every success in his future endeavours."

The following information is provided for the purpose of Rule 4.9 of the AQSE Growth Market Access Rulebook for James Formolli.  James Formolli holds an interest of 4,900,000 Ordinary Shares in the Company, representing approximately 5.07% of the issued share capital of the Company.



Current directorships and/or partnerships: 

Former directorships and/or partnerships (within the last five years): 




PIER RD LTD (12344801) 



118 PORTLAND ROAD LTD (11255511) (in liquidation as dormant) 


RJ PROPERTY HOLDINGS LIMITED (10856662) (dissolved) 





There is no further information to be disclosed pursuant to Rule 4.9 of the AQSE Growth Market Access Rulebook.


The Directors of the Company accept responsibility for the contents of this announcement.






Valereum Plc

James Formolli, Chairman

Tel: +971 4584 6284


AQSE Corporate Adviser

First Sentinel Corporate Finance

Brian Stockbridge

Tel: +44 20 3855 5551


Investor Relations

Soho Communications Ltd

George Hudson

Tel: +44 (0)7803 603130


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