Advanced Comp Softw (ASW) - Directorate Change
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Advanced Computer Software Grp PLC
19 November 2012
19 November 2012
Advanced Computer Software Group plc
Three board appointments
Advanced Computer Software Group plc (AIM: "ASW", "Advanced" or "the Group"),
a leading provider of healthcare and business management software and
services, has strengthened its board with three appointments. Paul Gibson,
the Chief Operating Officer, becomes an executive director and Mike McGoun and
Guy Millward have joined the Group as non-executive directors, all with
Paul has been Chief Operating Officer of the Group since 2010 and is
responsible for its day to day operating activities and the integration of
acquisitions. Paul was Finance Director at COA Solutions for eight years
before its acquisition by Advanced in 2010. Prior to joining COA Solutions,
he spent three years as European Finance Director of a NASDAQ-listed systems
integrator with responsibility for the Finance, Legal, IT and Facilities
functions and seven years with Oracle where his final role was the director
responsible for establishing its European shared services centre in Dublin.
Mike has a wealth of management experience within the IT industry. He spent 10
years at IBM prior to co-founding a successful ComputerLand franchise in 1989.
In 1994 Mike moved to SkillsGroup plc as a main board director, with
responsibility for corporate development, and later as a non-executive
director. Mike was appointed as non-executive Chairman of Tikit plc in 1997.
Mike will chair the Remuneration Committee and join the Audit Committee.
Guy has spent the majority of his career in the IT industry. He worked as
Group Finance Director of Alterian Plc from 2011 until its acquisition by SDL
Plc and as Group Finance Director for Morse Plc from 2009 until its
acquisition by 2e2. Guy previously spent nine years at Kewill plc, seven years
as Group Finance Director. He was appointed Chief Financial Officer of
BigHand, a private equity owned digital dictation workflow software provider,
in July 2012. Guy will join the Audit and Remuneration Committees.
Michael Jackson, Group Chairman said:
"These three appointments, with the wealth of experience and expertise that
these executives bring, will significantly strengthen the board and reflect
our growth ambitions. Paul's appointment particularly recognises the valuable
contribution he has made to the Group's success over the last few years."
Disclosures required pursuant to paragraph (g) of Schedule 2 of the AIM Rules:
Guy Leighton Millward, aged 47, currently holds, and has during the last five
years immediately preceding the date of this announcement held, the following
directorships or partnerships:
BH Topco Limited Alterian plc
Michael Frederick McGoun, aged 65, currently holds, and has during the last
five years immediately preceding the date of this announcement held, the
following directorships or partnerships:
Tikit Group plc
Peakdale Molecular Limited
There are no further matters to be disclosed pursuant to paragraph (g) of
Schedule 2 of the AIM Rules.
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