16 February 2021
iomart Group plc
("iomart" or the "Group" or the "Company")
Appointment of Group Marketing Director
iomart Group plc (AIM:IOM), the cloud computing company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Sharon Mars Leach as Group Marketing Director to lead the Group's brand acceleration strategy.
Sharon joins from professional services firm EY where she was responsible for brand, marketing and communications in Scotland. Previously, she spent nine years at BIG Partnership, where she worked with clients such as Deloitte, Transport for London, Royal Bank of Scotland, the UK and Scottish governments and the Commonwealth Games, and led the agency's expansion into the north west of England. Prior to working with EY, Sharon also advised tech start-ups and FTSE 100 businesses as a freelance brand consultant.
At iomart, Sharon will be responsible for implementing a group marketing strategy in order to strengthen iomart's brand within the growing market for cloud computing services. Sharon is the first new addition to iomart's management team since Reece Donovan was appointed as CEO in October 2020, reinforcing iomart's desire to strengthen its management team to deliver on its growth strategy.
Sharon Mars Leach, Group Marketing Director commented:
"I'm joining iomart at an exciting time in its development, when there is a huge rise in cloud adoption. There's enormous potential to widen awareness of the value we can bring to organisations as they re-shape their digital future. iomart is an industry leader and a Scottish and UK success story whose progress I have followed over many years. I'm looking forward to bringing fresh insight and ideas into the business in order to accelerate our growth."
Reece Donovan, CEO commented:
"We are delighted to welcome Sharon to the iomart management team. She has a wealth of strategic experience gained from advising global companies and I look forward to working with her as we continue to drive our business forward."
This is a non-Board appointment.
For further information:
iomart Group plc
Tel: 0141 931 6400
Reece Donovan, Chief Executive Officer
Scott Cunningham, Chief Financial Officer
Peel Hunt LLP (Nominated Adviser and Broker)
Tel: 020 7418 8900
Edward Knight, Paul Gillam, Nick Prowting
Tel: 020 3405 0212
Caroline Forde, Helena Bogle, Joe Pederzolli
About iomart Group PLC:
For over 20 years iomart Group plc (AIM: IOM) has been helping growing organisations to maximise the flexibility, cost effectiveness and scalability of the cloud. From data centres we own and operate in the U.K., and from connected facilities across the globe, we can provide multiple secure infrastructure solutions from branch office backups, to hyper cloud migrations, and everything in between, delivered typically with a 24/7 managed service. Our team of over 400 dedicated staff work with our customers at the strategy stage through to delivery and ongoing management, to implement the secure cloud solutions that deliver to their business requirements.
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