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Wednesday 11 November, 2015

Octagonal PLC

Board Appointment

RNS Number : 2538F
Octagonal PLC
11 November 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                              11 November 2015


Octagonal plc

("Octagonal" or the "Company")



Board Change


The Company is pleased to announce the appointment of Samantha Esqulant to the board with immediate effect. Samantha was the Company's wholly owned subsidiary, GIS's, Risk Control Manager and has now been appointed as Chief Operating Officer with immediate effect.

John Gunn, CEO, commented "Having worked alongside Sam for the past 2 years I am very pleased to announce her appointment to the Board of Octagonal and feel she will be a tremendous asset to the Company as it continues to grow."

Save as disclosed above and detailed below, there are no other details to be disclosed regarding Samantha Esqulant's appointment as required under paragraph (g) of Schedule 2 of the AIM Rules. 

Samantha Dru Esqulant (aged 33) has been in the financial services industry for over 16 years and has experience of working in both boutique and large corporate organisations including LCF Rothschilds and Barclays Capital. She was at Bank of New York Mellon for over 7 years working on a variety of matters including overseeing the settlements team and implementing controls within the department to decrease risk and exposure. Ms Esqulant joined the team at Global Investment Strategy in April 2013 to assist with risk management and embedding control procedures. She is also a director of Global Investment Strategy.


Current Directorships and Partnerships as at the date of this announcement

Global Investment Strategy UK Limited


Directorships and Partnerships held during the past five years









Octagonal plc

John Gunn

Nilesh Jagatia



+44 (0) 207 048 9400

+44 (0) 207 048 9400

Beaumont Cornish Limited

Nominated Adviser

James Biddle/ Roland Cornish


+44 (0) 207 628 3396


Northland Capital Partners Limited


Patrick Claridge/ John Howes/ David Hignell


+44 (0) 20 7382 1100 



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