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Monday 07 June, 2021

Checkit PLC

Appointment of Non-Executive Director

RNS Number : 8542A
Checkit PLC
07 June 2021
 

 

Checkit plc

("Checkit" or the "Company")

Appointment of Non-Executive Director

 

Checkit plc (AIM: CKT) is pleased to announce the appointment of Simon Greenman to the board of directors of the Company (the "Board") as Non-Executive Director with immediate effect. Simon will also join the Remuneration and Audit Committees of the Board on 1 July 2021.

 

Simon brings an exceptional record of professional and advisory experience to Checkit as an influential technology leader specialising in artificial intelligence. He holds an MBA from Harvard and a BA in Computing and Artificial Intelligence from the University of Sussex.

With over 25 years of leadership experience in technology across the US and Europe, Simon has helped define and grow new B2C and B2B product categories. He has worked or consulted for brands including Bowers & Wilkins, AOL and Accenture.

Having co-founded the MapQuest.com service, the first online mapping service, Simon was also previously Chief Executive Officer of HomeAdvisor Europe and spent nearly ten years as Chief Digital Officer leading digital transformations for private equity backed local media companies.

In addition to his role as a partner at Best Practice AI where he advises companies on AI, digital and technology strategy, Simon also sits on the World Economic Forum's Global AI Council, co-chairs the Harvard Business School Alumni Angels of London, is an AI EiR (Expert-in-Residence) at Seedcamp and an advisor at DN Capital.

Simon Greenman commented: " I am delighted to be joining the Board of Checkit plc. I believe my AI, technology and product leadership experience in growing innovative businesses in the US and Europe can help Checkit to be a category leader in intelligent operations management "

 

Keith Daley, Executive Chairman said: "We are delighted to welcome such a high calibre individual to the Board and I look forward to making use of Simon's considerable talents."

 

Additional disclosures required under the AIM Rules for Companies

 

Pursuant to Schedule 2(g) of the AIM Rules for Companies, Simon Daniel Greenman (aged 53) has held the following directorships or partnerships in the past five years:

 

Current directorships and partnerships

Digital Innovators Ltd

Best Practice Artificial Intelligence Limited

 

Directorships/partnerships held in the past five years

None

 

Simon Greenman currently holds 2000 shares in the Company.

There is no further information to be disclosed in respect of the above appointment pursuant to Rule 17 and Schedule 2 paragraph (g) of the AIM Rules for Companies.

 

 

For further information:

 

Checkit plc 

+44 (0)1223 643313

www.checkit.net

 

Keith Daley (Executive Chairman)

 

Aylsa Muir (Chief Financial Officer)

 

N+1 Singer (Nominated Adviser and Broker)

+44 (0)207 496 3000

Shaun Dobson / George Tzimas (Corporate Finance)

 

Rachel Hayes (Corporate Broking)

 

 

 



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