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Dods Group PLC
22 January 2020

22 January 2020

Dods Group plc

 ("Dods" or "the Group")

Directorate Change

Dods, a leading technology company specialising in data, code, business intelligence and media today announces that Simon Presswell will be stepping down as a Director and CEO with immediate effect.

Following the appointment of new senior management to the Group and successful integration of Merit, the Board has accepted Simon's intention to pursue other interests.

David Hammond will take on the role of Executive Chairman, on an interim basis, and the search for a permanent CEO has commenced today. A further announcement will be made in due course.  An operating executive committee comprising three senior executives will report directly to David.

David Hammond, Executive Chairman, commented: "On behalf of the Board, I would like to thank Simon for his tenure at Dods and we wish him well for the future."         

This announcement is released by Dods Group plc and contains inside information for the purposes of Article 7 of the Market Abuse Regulation (EU) 596/2014 ("MAR"), and is disclosed in accordance with the Group's obligations under Article 17 of MAR.

For the purposes of MAR and Article 2 of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/1055, this announcement is being made on behalf of the Group by Nitil Patel, Chief Financial Officer.


For further information, please contact: 


Dods Group plc

David Hammond - Executive Chairman                 020 7593 5500

Nitil Patel - CFO


Liberum (Nomad and Broker)

Neil Patel                                                                      020 310 2000  

Cameron Duncan

Louis Davies



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