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Tuesday 14 August, 2018

Dods Group PLC

Directorate Change

RNS Number : 7765X
Dods Group PLC
14 August 2018
 

14 August 2018

Dods Group PLC ("Dods", the "Company" or the "Group")

Directorate Change

The Company announces that Richard Boon has been appointed to the Board as non-executive director with immediate effect.

Richard James Boon, aged 54, is the chief investment officer of Artefact Partners and a Chartered Financial Analyst with 30 years of research, portfolio management and private equity experience.  After qualifying in Law and Accountancy, Richard began his career working in corporate finance on privatisations before immigrating from N.Z. to the U.K. as Head of Regulatory Policy at The Post Office from 1992-1994 when its privatisation was first considered.   Other roles have included Global Equity analyst & portfolio manager at Morgan Stanley Asset Management 1995-2001; managing director and U.S. equities portfolio manager at Merrill Lynch Investment Managers 2001-2004; founder of FCA authorised investment manager Artefact Partners in 2005, and adviser to private equity firm Torchlight Fund LP from 2013.   Over the past decade Richard has specialised in media M&A and was responsible for the due diligence which lead to the fund's purchase of an 11% stake in regional and local newspaper group Local World from DMGT in 2012.  As a non-executive director Richard was actively involved in the successful sale of that business to Trinity Mirror in 2015.

Richard has no shareholding in the Company. Save as disclosed above, there is no further information required to be disclosed pursuant to Schedule 2(g) of the AIM Rules for Companies.

For further information, please contact: 

 Dods Group plc                                                         

Simon Presswell (Chief Executive Officer)                                020 7593 5500               
Nitil Patel            (Chief Financial Officer) 

Cenkos Securities plc (Nominated Adviser and Broker)

Nicholas Wells                                                                               020 7397 8900  
Mark Connelly
Callum Davidson

 

 

 


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