RNS Number : 6614I
Iomart Group PLC
21 June 2017

21 June 2017

iomart Group plc

("iomart" or the "Company")


Appointment of Non-Executive Director


Further to the announcement on 13 June 2017 that Crawford Beveridge, Non-Executive Director, is stepping down from the Board at the forthcoming Annual General Meeting, iomart is pleased to announce the appointment of Richard Masters as Non-Executive Director with immediate effect.


Richard has over 30 years' experience in the legal profession and was managing partner with McGrigors LLP until April 2012 when it merged with Pinsent Masons LLP. After the merger and until June 2015 he was Head of Client Operations for Pinsent Masons LLP, which was a main Board executive position, and then held a non-executive role through to May 2016. He is currently the Executive Chairman of Complete Electronic Risk Compliance Limited (Cerico), a Pinsent Masons LLP subsidiary, and has held this role since June 2016.


Ian Ritchie, Chairman stated:


"We are delighted to welcome Richard to the Board of iomart. I am confident that Richard's background and experience will be an invaluable asset and support to the Company over the coming years as we progress our growth strategy. On behalf of the Board I would like to thank Crawford for his service to the Company over the past 6 years and we wish him well in his future endeavours."



Directorships of Richard Maurice Alan Masters, aged 52:



Complete Electronic Risk Compliance Limited

M. G. D. Property Company Limited

McGrigors LLP

McGrigors Pension Trustees Limited

MD Directors Limited

MD Secretaries Limited

Pinsent Masons International LLP

Pinsent Masons LLP


Within the last five years:




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

Hilary Buchanan

Helena Bogle



About iomart Group plc

iomart Group PLC (AIM: IOM) helps organisations maximise the flexibility, cost effectiveness and security of the cloud. From strategy to delivery, our 300+ consultants and solutions architects provide the cloud expertise to transform your business. With a dynamic range of managed cloud services that integrate with the public clouds of AWS and Azure, our agnostic approach delivers solutions tailored to your exact needs. iomart is a long term supplier to G-Cloud and our infrastructure and cloud and backup services are designed to meet the requirements of the UK public sector.


To find out more about our managed cloud services visit www.iomart.com 


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