Market announcement

Appointment of Non-Executive Director

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Colin Jones to the board of the Company as an independent Non-Executive Director with effect from Wednesday 6 September.

Colin is currently Non-Executive Chair of Centaur Media Plc, the premium-listed provider of business intelligence to the marketing and legal professions, and an independent Non-Executive Director and Audit Committee Chair at AIM-listed M&C Saatchi Plc. He is also a Non-Executive Director of The City Literary Institute, London's leading adult education college, where he chairs its Finance and Commercial Committee. He is a member of the Remuneration Committee at all three of these businesses.
During his executive career, Colin was CFO of Euromoney Institutional Investor Plc, the B2B data and research group, where he worked in leadership roles in the UK and US for 22 years. He is also a Chartered Accountant.

Commenting on the announcement, Gateley Chair, Nigel Payne, said:

“I am delighted to welcome Colin to the board. He brings a wealth of experience in the business services sector and his particular expertise in business strategy, acquisitions, investor relations and remuneration, audit and risk committees will be invaluable to Gateley.
“I believe his strong strategic record for driving consistent, long-term growth and his solid Plc and finance background will be of great value to the Group, as we further our growth ambitions through our proven Platform based strategy. I very much look forward to working with him.”

Colin will sit on the board of the Company, chair the Remuneration Committee and be a member of the Audit Committee. 

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