26 July 2021
iomart Group plc
("iomart" or the "Group" or the "Company")
Appointment of Non-Executive Director
iomart Group plc (AIM: IOM), the cloud computing company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew Taylor as a Non-Executive Director of the Company, with effect from 1 August 2021. As described in the Company's Final Results announcement in June, the Board has sought the appointment of a fourth independent Non-Executive Director to add additional sector skills to support the execution of the Group's refreshed medium term strategic plan and is delighted to have secured an executive of Andrew's experience and calibre.
Andrew has over 25 years' experience in the telecommunications industry, and has a demonstrable track record of achievement in previous roles, both in the UK and internationally. He is the CEO of Gamma Communications plc, a leading provider of unified communication services to the business market in Western Europe.
Ian Steele, Chairman, commented:
"We are delighted to welcome Andrew to the Board of iomart. He brings a wealth of both industry expertise and PLC experience which I am confident will be an invaluable asset and support to the Company over the coming years as we progress our growth strategy."
Andrew Taylor, incoming Non-Executive Director, commented:
"I am very much looking forward to supporting the iomart team in building on the Group's strong foundations and delivering on their hybrid cloud vision."
The following information is disclosed in accordance with Rule 17 and paragraph (g) of Schedule 2 of the AIM Rules for Companies:
Full name and age:
Andrew George Taylor, aged 52
Gamma Communications plc, Gamma Group Holdings Limited, Gamma Europe Holdco Limited, Gamma Telecom Holdings Limited, Gamma Telecom Ltd, Gamma Business Communications Limited, Gamma Network Solutions Limited, Telsis Communication Services Limited, Telsis Direct Limited, Telsis Services Limited, Exactive Holdings Limited, Exactive Limited, Mission Labs Limited, CircleLoop Limited, Gamma Communications Europe BV, VozTelecom Oigaa360 SA
Former Directorships (previous 5 years):
HFO Holding GmbH, Eunetworks The Loop Limited, MDS CEM Holdings Limited, W12 Consulting Limited, New Lavastorm (2017) Limited, Nomad Solutions UK Limited, Nomad Digital (India) Limited, Nomad Digital Limited, Nomad Digital Networks UK Limited, Nomad Spectrum Limited, Nomad West Coast Limited, Nomad Holdings Limited, Nomad Digital GmbH, Nomad Digital Pty Ltd, Nomad Digital India Private Ltd
Mr Taylor was, from 2013 to 2018, director of Nomad Digital India Private Ltd, a dormant subsidiary of Nomad Digital. Whilst dormant, the subsidiary was required to file an annual return in India however did not do so, and consequently Mr Taylor was disqualified from being a director in India for five years, commencing November 2016.
Mr Taylor does not currently hold any shares, or any interest over shares, in the Company.
There is no further information required to be disclosed under Rule 17 or paragraph (g) of Schedule 2 of the AIM Rules for Companies.
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 Joint Broker)
Tel: 020 7418 8900
Edward Knight, Paul Gillam, James Smith
Investec Bank PLC (Joint Broker)
Tel: 020 7597 4000
Patrick Robb, Virginia Bull, Sebastian Lawrence
Tel: 020 3405 0205
Caroline Forde, Hilary Buchanan, 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.
For further information about the Group, please visit www.iomart.com