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Iomart Group PLC
16 June 2016

16 June 2016

iomart Group plc

("iomart" or the "Company")


Appointment of Non-Executive Director


Further to the announcement on 7 June 2016 that Chris Batterham, Non-Executive Director, is stepping down from the Board at the forthcoming Annual General Meeting, iomart is pleased to announce the appointment of Ian Steele as Non-Executive Director with immediate effect.


Ian has over 35 years' experience in the corporate finance and corporate advisory sector. During a 16-year career with Deloitte LLP, Ian undertook roles within corporate finance and global advisory services.  For the past 8 years, Ian sat on the UK board of the firm and fulfilled the role of senior partner for Scotland and Northern Ireland.  Ian has recently joined the Council of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland. He was appointed a Non-Executive Director of STV Group plc in October 2015 and was appointed a Non-Executive Director of Killinchy Aerospace Holdings Limited, the principal trading subsidiary of which is Martin-Baker Aircraft Company Limited, in January 2016.


Ian Ritchie, Chairman stated:


"We are delighted to welcome Ian on to the Board of iomart. His considerable experience and insight will be invaluable to us as we continue to pursue a successful growth strategy."


Directorships of Ian Steele, aged 59:



Ian Steele Consulting Limited

STV Group plc

Killinchy Aerospace Holdings Limited


Within the last five years:

Ingeus UK Limited

Deloitte LLP (Partner)


There are no further disclosures required in accordance with AIM Rule 17 and Schedule Two paragraph (g) of the AIM Rules for Companies.


For further information:


iomart Group plc                                

Tel. 0141 931 6400

Angus MacSween, Chief Executive         

Richard Logan, Finance Director

Peel Hunt (Nominated Adviser and Broker)

Tel. 020 7418 8900

Richard Kauffer

Euan Brown

Alma PR                      

Tel. 020 8004 4218

Caroline Forde

Hilary Buchanan



About iomart Group plc


iomart Group plc (AIM: IOM) delivers cloud consultancy, facilitation and management to ISVs, SMEs, Enterprises and the UK public sector. The award-winning and highly ISO accredited hosting company provides public, private and hybrid cloud solutions - including managed AWS and Microsoft Azure - from a network of secure UK data centres connected by a high capacity private fibre network. iomart is a long term supplier to G-Cloud and its infrastructure and cloud and backup services are designed to meet the requirements of the UK public sector. They are certified for connection to the Public Services Network (PSN) and N3 NHS network and are CESG Pan Government Accredited. iomart delivers any cloud your way. www.iomart.com

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