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Wednesday 01 July, 2020

Dods Group PLC

Directorate Change

RNS Number : 7140R
Dods Group PLC
01 July 2020

1st July 2020


Dods Group plc

 ("Dods" or the "Company")

Board Appointments

Further to the Company's announcement on 1 June 2020, Dods, a leading technology company specialising in data, code, business intelligence and media, announces that Con Conlon and Munira Ibrahim have been appointed to the Board of Directors with immediate effect.


Con Conlon founded the Merit Group which was acquired in July 2019 and has run the business in India since the acquisition. Con is a member of Dod's operating executive committee and was recently appointed Managing Director - Dods Technology. Munira Ibrahim, who has served as Chief Revenue Officer since May 2019 when she joined Dods from Reuters, was recently appointed Managing Director - Dods Intelligence. Con and Munira both join the Board as Executive Directors.


Information in respect of Con Conlon and Munira Ibrahim, as required by Schedule 2(g) of the AIM Rules for Companies, is set out below.


Cornelius ("Con") Anthony Conlon, age 48, currently holds the following directorships and partnerships:

· Merit Software Services Private Limited

· Letrim Intelligence Services Private Limited

· Spanner Moto Private Limited

· Guardian Driving Academy Private Limited

· Meritgroup Limited

· Acolyte Resource Group Ltd

· Dods Parliamentary Communications Limited


Directorships and partnerships held within the last five years:

· Cloudnow Technologies Private Limited

Mr Conlon currently holds 6,995,856 ordinary shares of 1 penny each in the Company ("Ordinary Shares") representing 1.3% of the Company's issued share capital which he received as part of the initial consideration for the sale of Meritgroup Limited ("Merit") to Dods. Further to the Company's announcement on 28 June 2019 regarding its acquisition of Merit, he is also due to receive further Ordinary Shares in July 2020 and July 2021 in consideration for the sale of Merit, which are not subject to performance criteria.

Munira Ibrahim, age 49, currently holds the following directorships and partnerships:

· Dods Parliamentary Communications Limited

· Meritgroup Limited  

Ms Ibrahim currently holds 153,846 Ordinary Shares representing 0.03% of the Company.

Save for the information set out above, there are no further disclosures to be made in accordance with Rule 17, Schedule 2(g) of the AIM Rules for Companies in respect of the appointments of Mr Conlon and Ms Ibrahim.  

For further information, please contact: 


Dods Group plc

Mark Smith - Interim Non-Executive Chairman   020 7593 5500


Liberum (Nomad and Broker)

Neil Patel                                                                                    020 3100 2000 

Cameron Duncan

Louis Davies



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