("Ebiquity" or "the Company")
Appointment of Chief Financial Officer and Director
Ebiquity, the independent marketing analytics specialist, is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew David Noble as Chief Financial Officer and a Director of the Board with immediate effect.
Andrew (aged 41) joined Ebiquity as Group Finance Director in February 2015 and has been a key member of the Company's senior management team with direct reporting lines from all finance functions.
Prior to joining Ebiquity, Andrew held a number of senior finance positions at Ipsos, a leading global market research company. Andrew qualified as a chartered accountant with PricewaterhouseCoopers in 2001 and graduated from the University of Oxford.
Andrew Beach remains an executive director until the handover of his responsibilities is completed on 14 October 2016.
Michael Karg, Group CEO of Ebiquity commented:
"I am proud we have appointed someone of Andrew's calibre from within Ebiquity. Andrew has worked across senior finance matters, including managing internal and external relationships with many key stakeholders. Given his extensive knowledge of the Company, the Board decided that Andrew is the natural successor to Andrew Beach. I have great confidence in Andrew's ability and I look forward to working more closely with him in his new role."
9 September 2016
Michael Karg (CEO)
020 7650 9600
020 7457 2020
Numis Securities Limited
Nick Westlake, Oliver Hardy (NOMAD)
Toby Adcock (Corporate Broker)
020 7260 1000
Andrew Noble holds options under the Company's share option schemes over 60,000 ordinary shares of 25 pence each in the share capital of the Company ("Ordinary Shares") which are exercisable at 25 pence per Ordinary Share, representing approximately 0.08% of the total issued Ordinary Share capital of the Company and approximately 0.08% of the total voting rights in the share capital of the Company. Andrew does not hold any issued Ordinary Shares.
Andrew Noble has no current directorships and, save for Ipsos Retail Performance Limited, has not been a director of any other company during the previous five years.
Save as disclosed above, there is no information in relation to the appointment of Andrew Noble which is required to be disclosed pursuant to Rule 17 or Schedule Two paragraph (g) of the AIM Rules for Companies.
The Ebiquity plc 2010 Employee Benefit Trust holds 4,200,000 issued Ordinary Shares to satisfy awards for the Company's senior management team. To date these awards have not been exercised and the trustee has agreed not to vote the Ordinary Shares held by it. As such 4,200,000 Ordinary Shares are treated as not carrying voting rights for the purposes of the City Code on Takeovers and Mergers.
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