IQGeo Group plc
(the "Company" or the "Group")
Appointment of new independent Non-Executive Director: Andy MacLeod
IQGeo Group plc (AIM: IQG), the world leader in geospatial collaboration and productivity software for the telecommunication and utility industries, is delighted to announce the appointment of Andy MacLeod to its Board of Directors as an Independent Non-Executive Director with immediate effect.
Andy MacLeod is an experienced global executive and Non-Executive Board Director with a deep understanding of fixed line and wireless telecommunications, IT technology and its operations. His industry knowledge and professional achievements brings a rich depth of expertise to the IQGeo Board in a very strategic market.
Andy spent ten years at Vodafone Group, first as Group Chief Networks Officer responsible for the operation of Vodafone's networks world-wide, then as Chief Technology Officer for Verizon Wireless in the USA and latterly the Regional CTO for the thirteen Vodafone operating companies outside Europe.
Prior to Vodafone, Andy held a number of senior roles within the telecommunications industry including CEO EMEA MCI WorldCom, COO of Eircom, COO of Cable and Wireless and VP of Marketing and Sales at Nortel. Andy has served on the boards of Verizon Wireless Inc., Vodafone Italy Spa, Indus Towers Ltd and was deputy Chair of Idex asa. He holds a degree in Materials Science from Oxford University, an MBA from Warwick Business School, and is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, the UK's elite engineering community.
Andy MacLeod said:
"I am very pleased to be joining IQGeo. It is clear that the quality of the technology and people position us to take advantage of a significant market opportunity as our customers seek to solve the challenge of managing network lifecycle operations. I am extremely excited to be joining at this particular time and look forward to working with the Board and management to allow IQGeo to fulfil its unquestionable potential.
Chairman Paul Taylor said:
"I am delighted to welcome such a high-calibre figure to our Board. Andy's substantial experience in the telecommunications industry combined with his expertise in key growth areas such as fiber and 5G, will be an invaluable contribution as the Group continues to grow and build an industry-leading offering for our customers."
Andy MacLeod currently holds no shares in IQGeo.
Andrew James MacLeod, aged 62, is or has been a director of the following companies:
Current directorships & partnerships
Pittsford Advisory Limited
Future Perfect Partners LLP
Coram Court General Management Limited
Indus Towers Ltd
Vodafone Italy Spa
Verizon Wireless Inc
Vodafone Hutchison Australia Pty Limited
There are no further disclosures required pursuant to Schedule 2, paragraph (g) of the AIM Rules for Companies in respect of the appointment of Andy MacLeod to the Board of the Company.
Additional information on the IQGeo Board members and governance is available at https://www.iqgeo.com/investors/corporate-governance.
For further information contact:
IQGeo Group plc +44 1223 606655
finnCap Ltd +44 20 7220 0500
Henrik Persson, Anthony Adams (Corporate Finance)
Tim Redfern, Richard Chambers (ECM)
Tulchan Communications LLP +44 20 7353 4200
James Macey White, Matt Low, Deborah Roney
Notes to Editors
IQGeo™ (AIM: IQG) is the world leader in geospatial software for the telecommunication and utility industries, accelerating productivity and collaboration across enterprise planning, design, construction and maintenance processes. Our mobile first myWorld platform creates a unique geo operations hub that unlocks the right information at the right time, accessing data previously hidden away in complex and disconnected back end systems. More than 35,000 users from 45 operators and partners around the globe rely on the myWorld software every day to easily visualize and manage their operational assets from anywhere, on any device, online or offline, in the office or in the field. For more information visit: https://www.iqgeo.com/
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