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SysGroup PLC
21 September 2016

SysGroup plc

("SysGroup" or  the "Group")

Appointment of Non-Executive Director


SysGroup plc (AIM: SYS), the managed services and cloud integrator, is pleased to announce the appointment of Amy Yateman-Smith as Non-Executive Director with immediate effect. Amy joins the board as the representative of Livingbridge VC LLP pursuant to the arrangements announced on 15 June 2016.

Amy is an Investment Director at private equity firm Livingbridge Equity Partners LLP ("Livingbridge"), where she has worked since 2011.  In recent years, Amy managed Livingbridge's investment in Onyx, the IT infrastructure services provider and was also a non-executive director of Onyx up until its sale to Pulsant, one of the UK's largest datacentre providers.  Prior to Livingbridge, Amy spent six years at KPMG where she qualified as an accountant before joining the TMT Transaction Services team helping to advise private equity and corporate clients on due diligence and strategic option development across a wide variety of transactions. Amy is a graduate of Warwick University.

Chris Evans, CEO of SysGroup, said "I am delighted to welcome Amy to the Group. The investment commitment from Livingbridge together with Amy's Board level experience in the sector provides real momentum in support of the Group's growth agenda."


For further information please contact:

SysGroup plc

Chris Evans, CEO

Michael Hogan, CFO


Tel: 0151 559 1777 

Shore Capital (Nomad and Broker)

Bidhi Bhoma / Edward Mansfield


Tel: 020 7408 4090

Newgate Communications

Bob Huxford / Adam Lloyd / Ed Treadwell

Tel: 020 7653 9848



Additional Information:


The following information is disclosed under Schedule 2 (g) of the AIM Rules.


(i)     Amy Louise Yateman-Smith, 32, is currently a director of:


Project Darwin Topco Limited

Project Darwin Bidco Limited

Ten10 Group Limited


(ii)    Within the last 5 years, she has also served as a director or been a partner of the following companies:


IP Solutions Group Limited

Livingbridge EP LLP

Luxury For Less Limited

Nexus Vehicle Holdings Limited

Onyx Information Technology Holdings Limited

Onyx Trustees Limited


Amy Yateman-Smith has confirmed that there is no other additional information to be disclosed under Schedule 2 (g) of the AIM Rules



About SysGroup

SysGroup is a leading provider of Cloud Hosting, Managed Services and expert IT Consultancy. The Group delivers solutions that ensure clients understand and benefit from industry-leading technologies and advanced hosting capabilities.  The SysGroup team focuses on a customer's strategic and operational requirements - enabling them to free up resources, grow their core business and avoid the distractions and complexity of delivering IT services.

The Group has offices in Liverpool, Coventry, London and East Sussex.

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