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SafeCharge International Group Ltd
10 October 2016

SafeCharge International Group Limited


("SafeCharge" or the "Company")


Directorate Change



SafeCharge (AIM:SCH), a leader in advanced payment technologies, today announces the appointment of Robert Caplehorn and Jeremy Nicholds as non-executive directors of the Company and the concurrent retirement of Ed Warner from the Board.


Mr Caplehorn, who was previously Vice-President of Legal Global Operations for PayPal Inc., is a dual qualified lawyer in the US and the UK. With 35 years of experience in the banking, e-payments and internet sectors, he has an extensive knowledge of startup and growth companies in the Fintech sector, as well as 10 years of board level experience in a fast paced international environment.

Mr Nicholds is an experienced commercial director with a track record of delivering innovation and driving sales and marketing across different sectors and geographies. His previous roles include Executive Director (Mobile) at Visa Europe, Senior Vice President (European Sales and Marketing) at MasterCard Europe and Head of Personal Cards at NatWest Cards. Mr Nicholds is also currently a non-executive director of AIM-listed Vipera plc.


Mr Warner retires from the Board of which he has been a member since the Company's IPO in April 2014.


SafeCharge's Chairman, Roger Withers, said: "We are delighted to welcome Robert and Jeremy to the Company. Their significant international experience and expertise in the e-payments sector will be invaluable to SafeCharge at this stage of the Company's development.


"On behalf of the Board I would also like to thank Ed for the significant contribution he has made to Company since its IPO."


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SafeCharge International Group Limited

Tim Mickley

David Avgi

c/o Bell Pottinger


+44 (0) 20 3772 2500

Shore Capital

Dru Danford

Mark Percy

Toby Gibbs


+44 (0) 20 7408 4090

Bell Pottinger

David Rydell

Olly Scott

James Newman

Anna Legge


+44 (0) 20 3772 2500



Appendix - AIM Rule 17


The directorships / partnerships held by Mr Jeremy Nicholds in the previous five years are:




Vipera PLC


Nn'N Consulting Limited


The directorships / partnerships held by Mr Robert Caplehorn in the previous five years are:






PayPal (Europe) Sarl & Cie S.C.A.

PayPal Global Holdings, Inc.

PayPal CA Limited

PayPal Italia s.r.l.

PayPal Pte. Ltd.

Zong GmbH

Zong SA

Zong SAS



Save for the information above, there are no further disclosures to be made in accordance with Rule 17, Schedule 2 (g) of the AIM Rules for Companies in respect of the appointment of Robert Charles Caplehorn, aged 60, and Jeremy Simon Nicholds, aged 54.



About SafeCharge  


SafeCharge International Group Limited is a global provider of payments services, technologies and risk management solutions for online and mobile businesses. The SafeCharge group has a diversified, blue chip client base and is a trusted payment partner for customers from various e-commerce verticals. SafeCharge has been Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard ("PCI-DSS") Level 1 certified since 2007 and is listed on the London Stock Exchange AIM market (LSE: SCH). The Company's wholly owned subsidiary, SafeCharge Limited, is an authorized Electronic Money Institution regulated by the Central Bank of Cyprus and a principal member of MasterCard Europe and VISA Europe. The SafeCharge group has operations in the UK, Cyprus, Bulgaria, Israel, Germany, Austria and Ireland.

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