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Monday 09 July, 2018

Frontier Smart Tech

Board Appointment

RNS Number : 9262T
Frontier Smart Technologies Grp Ltd
09 July 2018

For immediate release

9 July 2018


Frontier Smart Technologies Group Ltd


('Frontier', the 'Company' or the 'Group')


Board Appointment


Frontier (AIM: FST), a pioneer in technologies for Digital Radio and Smart Audio devices, announces that Paul Taylor has been appointed to the Company's Board as a Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Audit Committee with immediate effect.


Paul is an experienced Director having worked for over 20 years in the public markets in both Executive and Non-Executive positions. He has been involved in several public listings, fund raises, company acquisitions and sales. He has supported high growth and transformational businesses, including business redefinitions and management restructures.


Paul is currently Non-Executive Director, Senior Independent Director and Chairman of the Audit and Remuneration Committees at Thruvison Plc and Ubisense Group Plc. Previously, he was also a Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit Committees at KBC Advanced Technologies Plc, Escher Plc and Anite Plc. Prior to his Non-Executive positions, Paul was Group Finance Director at AVEVA Group Plc.


Anthony Sethill, CEO of Frontier Smart Technologies, said: "I am pleased to welcome Paul to the Frontier Smart Technologies Group Board. His wealth of experience as a Non-Executive Director will bring significant value to the Group as we continue to build our position in our core Audio markets and explore opportunities in the Smart Home sector."


Additional information pursuant to Rule 17 and Schedule Two Paragraph (g) of the AIM Rules for Companies is disclosed, at the end of this announcement below, in relation to Paul Taylor's appointment to the Frontier Board.

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For further enquiries:


Frontier Smart Technologies Group Ltd

+44 (0) 20 7391 0630

Anthony Sethill, Chief Executive Officer

Jonathan Apps, Chief Financial Officer

N+1 Singer (Nominated Adviser and Broker)

+44 (0) 20 7496 3000

Shaun Dobson / Ben Farrow

Buchanan (Financial Communications)

+44 (0) 20 7466 5000

Henry Harrison-Topham / Steph Watson / Gemma Mostyn-Owen

[email protected]


Additional Information


Paul Ronald Taylor (aged 53), holds or held the following Directorships or Partnerships in the past five years:


Current directorships/partnerships

Past directorships/partnerships

·     Cadcentre Pension Trustee Limited

·     Thruvision Group plc

·     Ubisense Group plc

·     KBC Advanced Technologies Limited

·     Escher Plc

·     Anite Limited


Save for the disclosures above, there are no further disclosures to be made in accordance with Rule 17 and Schedule 2(g) of the AIM Rules.

About Frontier Smart Technologies


The Frontier Smart Technologies Group is a pioneer in technologies for digital audio devices. The original company, Frontier Silicon, was incorporated in 2001.  Customers include many leading consumer audio brands: Bose, Denon, Grundig, harman/kardon, Hama, JBL, Marshall, Onkyo, Panasonic, Philips, Pioneer, Pure, Roberts, Sony, TechniSat, UrbanEars, Yamaha, and many more.  The Company is headquartered in London, with engineering, sales and operations teams in Cambridge, Timisoara (Romania), Hong Kong, and Shenzhen.


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