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Quixant PLC
15 January 2021
 

15 January 2021

Quixant plc

("Quixant" or "the Group")

 

Appointment of New Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

 

Quixant (AIM: QXT), a leading provider of innovative, highly engineered technology products principally for the global gaming and broadcast industries, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Francis Small to the Board as Senior Independent Non-Executive Director with effect from Friday 15th January 2021.

 

In his 36-year executive career at Ernst & Young, Francis undertook a variety of international roles including serving on the E&Y Global Board, leading the UK Corporate Finance business and operating as Managing Partner of European Transaction Advisory Services. 

 

After departing E&Y in 2015 to pursue a portfolio career, Francis currently serves as a non-executive director on the board of AIM-listed software business 1Spatial plc, as Chair of government-backed investment company British Business Investments, and as Chair of the Board of Governors of Kingston University.

 

Francis is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales.

 

Michael Peagram, Chairman of Quixant, commented:

 

"Francis' outstanding record of international corporate achievement over many years speaks for itself and I am delighted we have attracted someone of his calibre to the business. He brings with him a wealth of board experience and I have no doubt he will make a valuable contribution as the Group looks to fulfil its growth ambitions."

 

Further information:

 

Francis David Small, 62, is or has been a director in the following companies during the past five years:

 

1Spacial plc (current)

British Business Investments Ltd (current)

FJS Consultancy Limited (current)

Wimbledon Heights Residents Company Limited (current)

The Glaziers Foundation (current)

 

The Board confirms that no further disclosures are required pursuant to Schedule 2, paragraph (g) of the AIM Rules for Companies in respect of the proposed appointment of Francis Small to the Board of Quixant plc.

 

Enquiries:

 

Quixant plc

Tel: +44 (0)1223 892 696

Jon Jayal, Chief Executive Officer

Andrew Jarvis, Interim Chief Financial Officer




Nominated Adviser and Broker:


finnCap Ltd

Tel: +44(0)20 7220 0500

Matt Goode / Simon Hicks (Corporate Finance)


Alice Lane (ECM)




Financial PR:

Tel: +44 (0)20 3405 0205

Alma PR


John Coles / David Ison / Kieran Breheny


 

About Quixant

 

Quixant, founded in 2005, designs and manufactures highly optimised computing solutions and monitors principally for the global gaming and broadcast industries. The Company is headquartered in Cambridge in the UK where the global sales function is based. North America sales and sales support is run from their subsidiary in Las Vegas. Quixant has its own manufacturing and engineering operation based in Taiwan and software engineering and customer support team based in Italy. All the specialised products software and manufacturing are produced in-house and Quixant owns all its own IP some of which is protected by patents and design rights.

 

In November 2015 Quixant acquired Densitron Technologies plc. Densitron has a strong heritage in the sale of electronic display solutions to global industrial markets. Through Densitron's experienced sales team, Quixant has a robust platform to build its business into wider industrial markets. In-depth information on the Company's products, markets, activities and history can be found on the corporate website at www.quixant.com.

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