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Eckoh PLC
20 September 2016


20 September 2016


Eckoh plc

("Eckoh" or "the Company")


Board Appointment

Eckoh plc (AIM: ECK), the global provider of secure payment products and customer contact solutions, is pleased to announce that it has appointed Guy Millward as a Non-Executive Director with effect from 1 October 2016. The appointment represents a further strengthening of Eckoh's Board, in line with its stated intentions, following the appointment of Peter Simmonds as Non-Executive Director in July 2016.

Guy brings with him significant experience in finance with both publicly listed and privately held technology companies. He is currently Chief Financial Officer of Imagination Technologies Group plc, a leading multimedia, communications and processor technology company. Prior to this, Guy was Chief Financial Officer at Advanced Computer Software Group plc between 2013 and 2015, when it was sold to Vista Equity Partners, having also been a non-executive director of the company from 2012 to 2013. Previous senior finance roles include Group Finance Director at Morse Plc and Alterian Plc. Guy qualified as a chartered accountant with EY in 1989.

Chris Batterham, Non-executive Chairman, commented:

"As we indicated at the time of our Preliminary Results in June, we have been seeking to strengthen our Board and we have now completed this process with the appointment of Guy as Non-Executive Director. His experience both from a finance and technology perspective represents an ideal fit for our business and we are delighted to welcome him to the Board."

Guy Millward commented:

"Eckoh has an exciting proposition and international growth opportunities. I look forward to working with the rest of the Eckoh's Board to support its growth ambitions."

Guy Leighton Millward, aged 50, holds or has held the following directorships or partnerships in the past five years:



Bristol Interactive Technology Limited

ADV Management Services Ltd

Cross Product Limited

Advanced 365 Limited

Ensigma Technologies Limited

Advanced Business Software and Solutions Limited

Hellosoft Limited

Advanced Business Software and Solutions Pte. Ltd

Imagination Technologies Group plc

Advanced Computer Software Group Limited

Imagination Technologies Limited

Advanced Computer Software Group plc

Metagence Technologies Limited

Advanced CS Australia Pty Limited

Mill Link 1 Limited

Advanced Health and Care Limited

Mill Link 2 Limited

Advanced Legal Solutions Limited

Mill Link 3 Limited

Advanced Ticketing Limited

PowerVR Technologies Limited

Alphalaw Limited

Pure Digital Limited

Alterian (Newbury) Limited

Videologic Systems Limited

Alterian (Poole) Limited

Alterian Holdings Limited

Alterian Minorities Limited

Alterian Plc

Alterian Technology Limited

BH Bidco Limited

BH Midco Limited

BH Topco Limited

Bighand Holdings Limited

BigHand Limited

Cobaltside Limited

Compass Computer Consultants Limited

Computer Software Group Limited

ConsultCRM Limited

Consultgrp Limited

Dury Lane (Jersey) Limited

Exchequer3665 Mobile Solutions Limited

Goldcrest Solutions Limited

Intercede 2445 Limited

Konnekt IT Solutions Limited

Mediasurface Limited

Nflow Software Limited

Opsis Limited

Opsis Practice Management Solutions Ltd

Plain Healthcare Limited

SDL Global Holdings Limited

Transoft Group Limited

V1 Limited


Save as disclosed above, there are no other matters which are required to be disclosed with regards to the appointment of Guy Millward in accordance with Rule 17 and paragraph (g) of Schedule Two of the AIM Rules for Companies.

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For more information, please contact:


Eckoh plc

Nik Philpot, Chief Executive Officer                                                                                       Tel: 01442 458 300

Adam Moloney, Group Finance Director  



Sophie McNulty, Stephanie Watson                                                                                       Tel: 020 7466 5000


N+1 Singer (Nomad & Joint Broker)

Shaun Dobson, Lauren Kettle                                                                                                     Tel: 020 7496 3000


Berenberg (Joint Broker)

Ben Wright, Chris Bowman, Amritha Murali                                                                        Tel: 020 3207 7800



About Eckoh plc

Eckoh is a global provider of secure payment products and customer contact solutions, supporting an international client base from its offices in the UK, US and Australia.  


Our Haloh Suite of secure payments products, which can be hosted in the Cloud or deployed on the client's site, removes sensitive personal and payment data from contact centres and IT environments. The products offer merchants a simple and effective way to reduce the risk of fraud, secure sensitive data and become compliant with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards ("PCI DSS") and wider data security regulations. Eckoh has been a PCI DSS Level One accredited Service Provider since 2010, processing over $1 billion in card payments annually. 


Eckoh's customer contact solutions enable enquiries and transactions to be performed on whatever device the customer chooses, allowing organisations to increase efficiency, lower operational costs and provide a true omni-channel experience. We also assist organisations in transforming the way that they engage with their customers by providing support and transition services as they implement our innovative customer contact solutions.


Our large portfolio of clients come from a broad range of vertical markets and includes government departments, telecoms providers, retailers, utility providers and financial services organisations.


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