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Osirium Technologies PLC
20 September 2016


20 September 2016


Osirium Technologies plc


("Osirium" or "Group")


Appointment of Non-Executive Director



Osirium Technologies plc (AIM: OSI.L), a UK based cyber-security software provider, is pleased to announce that Simon Hember will join the Board as a Non-Executive Director with immediate effect. 


Simon is Founder and Managing Director of Acumin Consulting.  Established in 1998, Acumin is a leading specialist for cyber-security and information risk management recruitment and executive search operating throughout Europe and the US.  Acumin has established relationships with end-user organisations, system integrators, consultancies and vendors across the security industry.  Simon has expertise consulting around mergers and acquisitions, facilitating European market entry for high growth companies and working closely with industry leaders and venture capital to create new ventures and business development networks globally.  


Simon is also Co-Founder and Director of RANT Events, the leading community of senior information security professionals who work within end-user organisations and a Director of Red Snapper Recruitment, which merged with Acumin in July 2015.


Osirium also announces that John Townsend, who has served as a Non-Executive Director since 2011, will retire from the Board on 31 December 2016.


Simon Lee, Non-Executive Chairman, commented: "I am delighted that Simon has agreed to join the Board of Osirium.   His wealth of experience, contacts and market access across the security industry will be a great asset to the Group as we achieve our strategic vision of being a recognised leader in our field.  I would also like to thank John for his very significant and valuable contribution over a number of years, particularly during our IPO in April 2016."


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For further information:


Osirium Technologies plc

Tel: 44 (0) 118 324 2444

David Guyatt, Chief Executive Officer

Rupert Hutton, Chief Financial Officer


Panmure Gordon (UK) Limited

(Nominated Adviser and Broker)

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7886 2500

Fred Walsh / Peter Steel / James Greenwood/

William Wickham - Corporate Finance

Charles Leigh-Pemberton - Corporate Broking



Hollins Communications

(Financial PR)

Sarah Hollins

Tel: +44 (0) 7764 947137


The following additional information is provided in accordance with paragraph (g) of Schedule Two of the AIM Rules for Companies.


Simon Edwin Hugo Hember (age 41) holds or has held the following directorships or partnerships in the past five years:


Current Directorships or Partnerships                   


Previous Directorships or Partnerships

Acumin Consulting Limited

IT Growth Strategies Limited

Rant Events Limited

Menbus Limited

Red Snapper Recruitment Limited

Havlitten Limited


Simon holds 75,000 Ordinary Shares of 1 pence each in the capital of Osirium, representing 0.72% of

its issued share capital.


There is no further information to be disclosed pursuant to Schedule Two paragraph (g) of the AIM Rules for Companies.




Photography is available, please contact Sarah Hollins at [email protected]


Notes to Editors


Osirium Technologies plc (AIM: OSI.L), is a UK based cyber-security software provider.  Osirium protects critical IT assets, infrastructures and devices by preventing targeted cyber-attacks from directly accessing Privileged Accounts, removing unnecessary access and powers of Privileged Account users, deterring legitimate Privileged Account users from abusing their roles and containing the effects of a breach if one does happen.


Osirium has defined and delivered PAM 2.0, which the Directors view as the next generation Privileged Account management solution.  The team has developed the concept of Virtual Air Gap to separate users from passwords, with Osirium's Privileged Task Management module further strengthening Privileged Account security and delivering impressive return on investment benefits for customers.


Founded in 2008 and with its headquarters in Reading, UK, the Group was admitted to AIM in April 2016.  For further information please visit



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