18th March 2019
Tribal Group plc
("Tribal" or the "Group")
Appointment of Chief Executive Officer
Tribal (AIM: TRB), a leading provider of software and services to the international education market, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Pickett as Chief Executive Officer ("CEO") with immediate effect.
Mark joined Tribal in July 2016 as Chief Financial Officer and has since then been a key member of the Board helping lead the turnaround of the Group. In September 2018, Mark was appointed Acting Chief Executive Officer whilst retaining his position as Chief Financial Officer.
Tribal also announces that Paul Simpson, Tribal Global Financial Controller, will, with immediate effect, take on the role of Acting Chief Financial Officer (non-Board appointment). Paul is a chartered accountant, and joined Tribal in December 2016 from Jelf Group plc, where he was Group Financial Controller.
Richard Last, Executive Chairman, commented:
"Since taking on the role as Acting CEO, Mark has shown excellent leadership, strategic thinking and operational capability that gives me great confidence that he is the best person to take Tribal forward. These skills combined with his energy, focus and enthusiasm have enabled significant operational and strategic progress to have been made over the last six months. I am pleased that Paul has taken on the role of Acting Chief Financial Officer. I wish both Mark and Paul every success in their new roles."
For further information please contact:
Tribal Group plc
Tel: 0117 313 6371
Richard Last, Executive Chairman
Mark Pickett, Chief Executive Officer
Paul Simpson, Acting Chief Financial Officer
Investec Bank plc
Tel: 020 7597 5970
N+1 Singer Capital Markets Limited
Tel: 0207 496 3000
Tulchan Communications LLP
Tel: 0207 353 4200
James Macey White
About Tribal Group plc
Tribal Group plc is a pioneering world-leader of education software and services. Its portfolio includes Student Information Systems; a broad range of education services covering quality assurance, peer review, benchmarking and improvement; and student surveys that provide the leading global benchmarks for student experience. Working with Higher Education, Further and Tertiary Education, schools, Government and State bodies, training providers and employers, in over 55 countries; Tribal Group's mission is to empower the world of education with products and services that underpin student success.
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