Further to its announcement of 17 June 2011, the Company confirms that the following changes were made to the board of directors on 30 June 2011:
• Mark Ferguson assumed the role of Non-Executive Chairman;
• David Blain is now part-time Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary;
• Rodger Pannone, John Hutchison, Barrie Thorpe, John Goddard, Susan Taylor and Lord Leslie Turnberg resigned from the Board; and
• Jamie Brooke, an investment manager at Henderson Global Investors Limited, joined the Board as Non-Executive Director.
Appointment of Max Royde
The board of directors of the Company are pleased to announce the appointment of Max Royde as a Non-Executive Director with effect from 4 July 2011.
Mr Royde is a Partner at Kestrel Partners LLP, a smaller company fund management business, having previously been at KBC Peel Hunt, the mid-cap broker, for over 10 years where he latterly held the position as Managing Director responsible for the firm's technology franchise. Mr Royde is also a Non-Executive Director of Gresham Computing plc.