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Monday 18 March, 2019

Sureserve Group PLC

Directorate Change

RNS Number : 1834T
Sureserve Group PLC
18 March 2019

Sureserve Group plc


("Sureserve" or the "Company")


Directorate change


Sureserve Group plc (AIM: SUR), the compliance and energy support services group confirms that, further to the announcement of 21 February 2019, it has appointed Christopher Mills as a Non-Executive director of the Company with immediate effect.

As previously announced a resolution will be proposed at the Annual General Meeting to be held on 19 March 2019 to re-elect Christopher Mills as a Non-Executive director of the Company.

Mr Mills founded Harwood Capital Management in 2011, a successor from its former parent company JO Hambro Capital Management, which he co-founded in 1993. He is investment manager of North Atlantic Smaller Companies Investment Trust plc and is non-executive director of several companies, including Augean plc, EKF Diagnostics Holdings plc, Goals Soccer Centres plc, Journey Group plc, Ten Entertainment Group plc and MJ Gleeson plc. Previously, Mr Mills was a director of Invesco MIM, where he was head of North American investments and venture capital, and of Samuel Montagu International.



Sureserve Group

Bob Holt, Chairman

07778 798 816

Michael McMahon, Chief Operating Officer

07787 536 000

Camarco (Financial Public Relations)

Ginny Pulbrook

020 3757 4992

Tom Huddart

Ollie Head

Stockdale Securities (Nominated Adviser and Broker)

Andy Crossley

020 7601 6100

Antonio Bossi


The following information is disclosed in accordance with Schedule 2(g) of the AIM Rules for Companies in connection with the appointment of Christopher Mills to the Board of the Company as a non-executive director:

Full name: Christopher Harwood Bernard Mills

Age: 66 years


As at the date of this announcement Mr Mills is indirectly, through Harwood Capital LLP, interested in a total of 30,165,000 Ordinary Shares representing 19.15% of the Company's issued share capital.


 Current Directorships:

01285055 Limited

Alternateport Limited

Assetco plc

Augean plc

BigBlu Broadband plc

Catalyst Media Group plc

Catalyst Media Holdings Limited

Consolidated Venture Finance Limited

Coventbridge Group Limited

Cross-Border Publishing (London) Limited

Curtis Gilmour Holding Company Inc

EFK Diagnostics Holdings plc

Gabelli Value Plus + Trust plc

Goals Soccer Centres plc

Growth Financial Services Limited

Hampton Investment Properties Limited

Hamsard 3468 Limited

Harwood Capital Management Limited

Harwood Capital Nominees Limited

Harwood Holdco Limited

Harwood Multi Manager Limited

Harwood Real Estate Asset Management Limited

Harwood Real Estate Limited

Harwood Wealth Management Group plc

IR Media Group Limited

Jaguar Holdings Limited

Journey Group Limited

MJ Gleeson plc

North Atlantic PC Holdings, Inc

North Atlantic Smaller Companies Investment Trust plc

Oryx International Growth Fund Limited

Renalytix AI PLC

Sherwood Holdings Limited

Sports Information Services (Holdings) Limited

Stratton Street (Mouse no.1) Limited

Sun Link Health Systems, Inc

Ten Entertainment Group plc

Tradewise Group of Companies Limited

Tradewise Holdings Limited

Tradewise Insurance Company Limited

The Tagos Group

Utitec Holdings, Inc



Previous Directorships in the past five years:

62 Pont Street (Freehold) Limited

Academic Research Limited

Agrisense Industrial Monitoring Limited

Alba Investment Properties Intermediate Holdings Limited

Alba Investment Properties Limited

B&G (Europe) Holding Limited

Baltimore Capital plc

Bioquell plc

CCH Advisers Limited

Celsis Group Limited

Celsis International Limited

Cyprotex plc

Essenden Limited

Forefront Group Limited

GTL Resources Limited

GTL Resources Overseas Investments Limited

Harwood Capital LLP

Indoor Bowling Acquisitions Limited

Indoor Bowling Equity Limited

Jarvis Porter (Property Holdings) Limited

Kelvinhaugh Student Accommodation Limited

MJ Gleeson Group Limited

Nastor Investments Limited

Nationwide Accident Repair Services Limited

Quantum Pharma Holdings limited

Quarto Group Inc

Sinav Limited

Stratifer Limited

Stratton Street (Anthony) Limited

Team Rock Limited

Tramworks Limited

Valiant Sports Holdings Limited

W.G. Mitchell (2005) Limited

W.G. Mitchell (Charlotte Square) Limited

W.G. Mitchell (Fifteen) Limited

W.G. Mitchell (George Street) Limited

W.G. Mitchell (Seven) Limited

W.G. Mitchell Enterprises Limited


Christopher Mills has been a director of the following companies which have been placed into liquidation or receivership/administration:

Nationwide Security Group plc: receivership completed and company dissolved in November 2005.

Versatile Group Limited: administration completed and company dissolved in May 2001.

Tricor plc (formerly PNC Telecom plc): Christopher Mills resigned in February 2003 and administrators were appointed in June 2003 and subsequently discharged in January 2014 and the business resumed trading.

United Industries plc: Christopher Mills resigned in October 2005. Administrators were appointed on April 2006 and the company was dissolved in May 2008.

Jarvis Porter Group plc: administrators appointed in August 2007 with dissolution in November 2008.

W.G. Mitchell (2005) Limited, W.G. Mitchell (Charlotte Square) Limited, W.G. Mitchell (Fifteen) Limited, W.G. Mitchell (George Street) Limited, W.G. Mitchell (Seven) Limited, W.G. Mitchell Enterprises Limited: Christopher Mills was appointed as director of these companies in December 2009 and resigned in January 2015 before they were all dissolved in June 2016.

Team Rock Limited: Christopher Mills was appointed as a director in April 2013 and resigned in October 2017. Administrators were appointed in December 2016 and the business was liquidated in December 2017.

Kelvinhaugh Student Accommodation Limited: In May 2015 the shareholders voted to wind-up the company and dissolution took place in June 2017.

Baltimore Capital plc: the company was placed into voluntary liquidation in March 2011 and was dissolved in June 2017 via a voluntary members liquidation.

Izodia plc: entered into a company voluntary liquidation in November 2011 and Christopher Mills resigned in November 2012.

Valiant Sports Holdings Limited: company was dissolved in September 2014 following a voluntary creditor liquidation.




Notes to editors

The Sureserve Group is a compliance and energy support services group that improves, maintains and provides services to homes, schools, public, commercial and industrial buildings with a focus on clients in the UK public sector and regulated markets. Services are delivered through two divisions: Compliance and Energy Services.


The group is headquartered in London. It currently employs some 1,990 staff from 23 offices across the UK.



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