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Redhall Group PLC
27 June 2017

For immediate release                                                                                                                                27 June 2017

Redhall Group plc

("Redhall" or the "Company") 


Appointment of Chief Operating Officer


Redhall, the high integrity manufacturing and services group, is pleased to announce that Wayne Pearson has been appointed to the Redhall Board as Chief Operating Officer ("COO") with effect from 17 July 2017.


As COO, Mr Pearson will be responsible for the day to day management of the Group's subsidiaries and will report directly to the Company's Chief Executive, Phil Brierley.


Mr Pearson brings with him a wealth of experience of multi-site engineering businesses, gained over a 35 year career in roles including: managing director (from 2010 to 2015) of Brush Group Limited (a division of Melrose plc); environmental division managing director (from 2008 to 2010) of Alcontrol Laboratories (the largest chemical testing laboratory in Europe);  a divisional managing director (from 2005 to 2008) of Parker Hannifin (the world leader in motion control systems); and chief operating officer (from 2002 to 2005) of Bridgeport Machines (a machine tool manufacturer).


Most recently Mr Pearson has undertaken a number of interim assignments with manufacturing, engineering and industrial businesses advising them on the delivery of growth strategies.


Redhall's Chief Executive, Phil Brierley, commented: "I am delighted to welcome Wayne Pearson to the Board. He has proven leadership and manufacturing expertise and I am confident that he will bring with him the skills to strengthen and support our businesses as we deliver our growth plans. Wayne's appointment follows our fundraising, which completes on 5 July 2017, and it marks another important step for Redhall, giving the Company greater capacity to develop and to deliver its strategy. "


Wayne Pearson, aged 55, was a director of Brush Group Limited between March 2010 and August 2015. He has confirmed that there are no further disclosures to be made in accordance with paragraph (g) of Schedule Two to the AIM Rules for Companies.


The information communicated in this announcement contains inside information for the purposes of Article 7 of the Market Abuse Regulation (EU) No. 596/2014.


For further information please contact:


Redhall Group plc                                                                                              

Phil Brierley, Chief Executive

Chris Kelly, Group Finance Director


Buchanan, PR                                                                                                       

Mark Court, Sophie Cowles


GCA Altium, NOMAD                                         

Tim Richardson


WH Ireland, Broker

Adrian Hadden

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