Change in the Board of Directors at Myriad Group AG
ZURICH, Switzerland - 19 April 2013 - Myriad Group AG (SIX Swiss Exchange:
MYRN), the company creating and connecting communities across mobile and TV,
today announced that David Arnott will not stand for re-election at the Annual
General Meeting on 29 April 2013, due to his full-time commitments as CEO of
Temenos. Myriad will propose Richard Francis (Managing Director of Francis
Vienne Ltd) as a new non-executive member of the Board of Directors for
election at the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on 29 April 2013.
Erik Hansen, Chairman of the Board of Directors commented: "I want to extend
my sincere thanks to David for his great contribution to the board during a
challenging financial year, I wish him the very best in his future. We are
also very excited about Richard's nomination for election to the Myriad Board
of Directors because of his vast operational and strategic experience in our
industry and his well established reputation in the market".
Curriculum Vitae of Richard Francis
Born/Nationality 1969, British citizen
Mr. Francis has been serving as Managing Director of Francis Vienne Ltd, a
company providing strategic financial services to high-growth companies, since
2011. He has experience in managing finance and operations for both public and
privately-held technology companies. His most recent public company role was
CFO of Day Software (2008-2011), a Swiss listed company that was acquired by
Adobe Systems in 2010. Previously, Mr Francis was Senior Director of Finance,
EMEA for Interwoven (2004-2008). He has also held senior finance positions
with Novell, Gillette and Duracell, and qualified as a Chartered Accountant
with Deloitte. Mr Francis holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics from
the University of Manchester.
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Myriad delivers consumer applications, messaging solutions, and embedded
software to leading OEMs, mobile operators, and pay TV providers world-wide.
Our messaging services deliver email, instant messaging and social networking
to tens of millions of users in Latin America, Asia and Africa. Working with
some of the world's most successful mobile phone operators, Myriad's market
leading services enable consumers to connect to Internet services they want to
reach in simple and affordable ways. In many cases, Myriad's services are
providing them with their first experience of the Internet.
Our market proven and innovative connected home solutions are found in
billions of mobile phones and tens of millions of set-top boxes and Blu-ray
players. Myriad is now driving the convergence of mobile, tablets and TV
having created a suite of exciting connected home solutions including app
stores for the TV, media sharing and simple access to social networking
services within a multi-device, multi-screen connected home environment.
We operate worldwide, with offices in Switzerland, France, Germany, UK, USA,
Canada, Mexico, India, UAE, China, South Korea, Taiwan, Japan, and the
Philippines. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, Myriad is listed on the SIX
Swiss Exchange (SIX Symbol: MYRN).
For more information please visit our website: www.myriadgroup.com. You can
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