Source - LSE Regulatory
RNS Number : 0274O
07 June 2022


("LPA" or the "Group")

Directorate Change

LPA Group Plc, the high reliability LED lighting, electronic and electro-mechanical system designer and manufacturer, announces that Chris Buckenham, CFO and Company Secretary will leave LPA effective 31 August 2022 to pursue alternative opportunities. The Board has commenced the search for his successor.

Chris Buckenham joined LPA in October 2017 as an Interim executive, following which he was appointed as an Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer.  Chris has played a leading role in creating the effective corporate governance regime in which the Group now operates, as well as being instrumental in positioning the administration and professional management of the Group's defined benefit scheme, in preparation for any future transfer to an insurance company.

Commenting today, Robert Horvath, Chairman said: "On behalf of the Board I would like to thank Chris for his hard work, commitment, loyalty and extensive contributions to the Group, particularly during a difficult trading environment and especially through the impact of Covid. Chris has helped position our balance sheet and cash position for the future and I wish him well in his future endeavours."

Effective 31 August 2022 Chris Buckenham will resign as a Director and Company Secretary from LPA Group Plc, and all other LPA subsidiary company roles.


Regulatory Information

The information contained within this announcement is deemed to constitute inside information as stipulated under the Market Abuse Regulations (EU No. 596/2014) which is part of UK law by virtue of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018. Upon the publication of this announcement, this inside information is now considered to be in the public domain.


The Directors of the Company take responsibility for this announcement.






LPA Group Plc



Robert B Horvath


01799 512844

Paul Curtis


01799 512858

Chris Buckenham


01799 512859





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About LPA

LPA Group plc (AIM: LPA) is a market leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of high reliability LED lighting, electronic and electro-mechanical systems, and a distributor of engineered components.

Focused on transport (rail and aviation), defence, infrastructure and industrial markets and supplying into hostile and challenging environments, LPA is known for engineering solutions to improve product reliability, reducing maintenance and life cycle costs.

The Group has three sites across the UK, selling to customers in the UK and overseas. Two of these are design and manufacturing sites: LPA Connection Systems - electro-mechanical systems for rail, aviation and industrial, and LPA Lighting Systems - LED lighting and electronic systems for rail and infrastructure. The third site is LPA Channel Electric - a value added distributer of engineered components for rail, aerospace and defence.

With over 160 years of UK design and manufacture, and with origins in the first ever light installed in 'Electric Avenue', Brixton; innovation is core to LPA and to the products and services supplied to our customers worldwide.

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