TP Group PLC

Directorate Changes

RNS Number : 0177P
TP Group PLC
14 October 2021
 

TP Group plc

("TPG" or "the Company")

Directorate Changes

The Company announces that Martyn Ratcliffe and Peter Bertram have been appointed to the board of the Company as Non-Executive Directors with immediate effect.

Martyn Ratcliffe has been the Chairman of Science Group plc, which recently became TP Group's largest shareholder, since 15 April 2010. He was Chairman of Microgen plc from 1998 to 2016 and Chairman of RM plc from 2011 to 2013. He was previously Senior Vice President of Dell Computer Corporation, responsible for EMEA. He has a degree in Physics from the University of Bath and an MBA from City University, London.

Peter Bertram has been a Non-executive Director of Science Group plc since 17 June 2020.  Mr Bertram was Chairman of Manolete Partners plc from 2018 until 2021 and has previously held a variety of other non-executive board positions including Low & Bonar plc, Alphameric plc, Anite plc, Microgen plc, Phoenix IT group plc and Psion plc.  He was previously CEO of Azlan Group plc. Mr Bertram is a Chartered Accountant and has a degree in Accounting from the University of Kent.

The following information is disclosed pursuant to Schedule Two paragraph (g) of the AIM Rules for Companies:

Martyn Roy Ratcliffe, aged 60, is currently or has previously been a director of the following companies during the five years preceding the date of this announcement:

Current directorships

Previous directorships

Science Group plc

Aptitude Software Group plc (previously Microgen plc)

Martyn is a 20.6% shareholder in Science Group plc, who currently hold 211,225,890 shares in TP Group plc. Martyn currently holds no ordinary shares in TP Group plc in his own name.

Peter Michael Bertram, aged 67, is currently or has previously been a director of the following companies during the five years preceding the date of this announcement:

Current directorships

Previous directorships

Science Group plc

Manolete Partners plc

Hobs Group Limited

Anexsys Group Limited

Visualisation One (London) Limited

Hobs Liver Limited

Reading Blue Coat School

Low & Bonar plc


Zinc Communicate CSR Limited


Zinc Media Group plc

Reef Television Limited


Tricis Limited


Esteem Systems Limited


Esteem Holdings Limited


XMA Limited

Aptitude Software Group plc

Brabco 1615 Limited



Peter owns 5,000 shares in Science Group plc, who currently hold 211,225,890 shares in TP Group plc. Peter currently holds no ordinary shares in TP Group plc in his own name.

There is no further information to be disclosed pursuant to Rule 17 or Schedule Two paragraph (g) of the AIM Rules for Companies.

For further information, please contact:

TP Group plc

Tel: 01753 285 810

David Lindsay, Chief Executive Officer


Derren Stroud, Chief Financial Officer


www.tpgroup.uk.com




Cenkos Securities plc

Tel: 020 7397 8980

Stephen Keys / Mark Connelly / Callum Davidson


www.cenkos.com




 

Notes to Editors

TP Group delivers complex equipment, software and services for mission-, business- and safety-critical applications in defence, space, intelligence & security and energy sectors. With more than 400 people in 6 European countries, it serves global customers through long-term contracts. The Company's shares have been traded on AIM since July 2001.

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