Source - LSE Regulatory
RNS Number : 4308F
Synectics PLC
07 November 2022









7 November 2022



Synectics plc

("Synectics" or the "Company")


Board Change

Further to its announcements of 22 June 2022 and 24 October 2022, Synectics plc (AIM: SNX), a leader in the design, integration and support of advanced security and surveillance systems, is pleased to announce that it has appointed Craig Wilson as an independent non-executive director and chairman-designate, with immediate effect. After a planned transition and handover period of approximately three months, David Coghlan will resign as a director and Mr Wilson will be appointed as non-executive Chairman of the Company.


Craig Wilson is a chartered engineer with a distinguished leadership background in both large and small technology companies. He was Chief Executive of listed multi-national software and business process services company Xchanging plc until its acquisition by Computer Sciences Corporation ("CSC") in 2016. Following the acquisition, he led CSC's £1 billion plus revenue business in the UK, Ireland and the Netherlands. Previously, Mr Wilson served in leadership roles for Hewlett Packard Enterprises and Electronic Data Systems. He is currently a non-executive director of AIM-quoted AdEPT Technology Group plc and chairman (non-board) of private-equity backed Kao Data Limited. In addition, Craig has extensive experience in the public sector spanning the Department for Work and Pensions, HM Revenue & Customs, the Ministry of Defence and the Ministry of Justice. Further information in accordance with paragraph (g) of Schedule Two of the AIM Rules for Companies is set out in the appendix of this announcement.


David Coghlan, Chairman of Synectics, commented: "The Board is delighted to welcome Craig to Synectics. He has deep leadership experience of enterprise software and wider technology businesses, large and small, that is highly relevant to Synectics' growth opportunities. I am confident that he will add considerable value to the Company."



For further information, please contact:

Synectics plc

David Coghlan, Chairman

Tel: +44 (0) 114 280 2828

Claire Stewart, Company Secretary








Shore Capital

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7408 4090

Tom Griffiths / David Coaten




About Synectics plc


Synectics (AIM: SNX) is a leader in the design, integration and support of advanced security and surveillance systems that enable clients around the world to protect their people, communities, and assets.


Founded over 30 years ago, Synectics has deep industry experience across gaming, energy, urban transport, public space and critical infrastructure projects. The group's expert engineering teams work in partnership with customers to create integrated product and technology platforms, proven in the most complex and demanding operating environments.


Find out more at


Appendix - AIM Rule 17 


Save for the information set out below, there are no further disclosures to be made in accordance with Rule 17, Schedule Two (g) of the AIM Rules for Companies in respect of the appointment of Craig Alaister Wilson, aged 61. Mr Wilson does not hold an interest in the Company's share capital.


Current Directorships

Past Directorships

AdEPT Technology Group plc

Harlow Operations Limited

Kao Data Limited




This information is provided by RNS, the news service of the London Stock Exchange. RNS is approved by the Financial Conduct Authority to act as a Primary Information Provider in the United Kingdom. Terms and conditions relating to the use and distribution of this information may apply. For further information, please contact or visit

RNS may use your IP address to confirm compliance with the terms and conditions, to analyse how you engage with the information contained in this communication, and to share such analysis on an anonymised basis with others as part of our commercial services. For further information about how RNS and the London Stock Exchange use the personal data you provide us, please see our Privacy Policy.
Find out how to deal online from £1.50 in a SIPP, ISA or Dealing account. AJ Bell logo

Related Charts

Synectics PLC (SNX)

0p (0.00%)
delayed 15:57PM