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M&C Saatchi PLC (SAA)

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Wednesday 03 March, 2021

M&C Saatchi PLC

Director Appointment

RNS Number : 9367Q
M&C Saatchi PLC
03 March 2021

3 March 2021


(the "Company")

Director Appointment

The Company today announces the appointment of Vinodka (Vin) Murria OBE as a non-executive director and Deputy Chair of the Board, effective today.

Ms Murria was appointed OBE in 2018 for services to the digital economy. During her executive career she was the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Advanced Computer Software Group plc from 2008 until 2015 and, prior to that, was Chief Executive Officer of Computer Software Group plc from 2002 until 2007.

Ms Murria is a shareholder in the Company whose beneficial interest amounts to a total holding of 15,237,985 ordinary shares in the Company and represents approximately 12.45% of the issued share capital of the Company.

Commenting on the appointment, Gareth Davis, Chairman of M&C Saatchi, said:

"I am delighted to welcome Vin to the M&C Saatchi plc Board. Her considerable depth of business experience and skills will be of great value to the Board as we move forward with our revised strategy and growth ambitions."

Commenting on the appointment, Vin Murria, said:

"As a founder and CEO of technology focused businesses, I am delighted to be working with the Company, which is itself driven by entrepreneurs.  It is a privilege to be part of the journey, supporting the Board in harnessing M&C Saatchi's creative talent, technology and data and helping to drive its growth ambitions."

In accordance with Schedule 2(g) of the AIM Rules for Companies, Vin Murria (aged 57 years) holds/has held the following directorships/partnerships in the last five years:


Softcat plc

Bunzl plc

SVB UK Limited

Summerway Capital Plc

Marwyn Acquisition Company Limited

Pythagoras Communications Holdings Limited

Pythagoras Communications Limited

XCD HR Limited

PS Foundation VM

AV Corporate Services Limited


DWF Group plc

Sophos Group plc

Zoopla Group plc

Chime Communications plc

ADV Software Limited

ADV Technology Limited

Cloudhouse Technologies Ltd

Data Accelerator Limited

Data Cloud Limited

Elderstreet Holdings Limited

Elderstreet Investments Limited

Finncap Group Plc

Finncap Ltd

Hay Hill Wealth Management Limited

Intercede 2445 Limited

There are no further disclosures to be made under Schedule 2(g) of the AIM Rules for Companies.

For further information please call:

M&C Saatchi Plc

  +44 (0)20-7543-4500

Moray MacLennan, Mickey Kalifa

Tulchan Communications

  +44 (0)20-7353-4200

Tom Murray, Matt Low


Numis Securities

  +44 (0)20-7260-1000

Nick Westlake, Hugo Rubinstein, NOMAD

Charles Farquhar, Corporate Broking



  +44 (0)20-3100-2000

Neil Patel, Richard Bootle, Edward Phillips,
Will King


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