Information  X 
Enter a valid email address

GlobalData PLC (DATA)


Monday 01 March, 2021

GlobalData PLC

Board Changes

RNS Number : 6058Q
GlobalData PLC
01 March 2021

1 March 2021


GlobalData Plc

("GlobalData" or the "Company")

Board Changes

GlobalData, the global provider of data, analytics and insights, is today announcing certain Board changes.

GlobalData Plc announces the appointment of Catherine Birkett to the Board as an independent Non-Executive Director. She will join GlobalData on Monday 8 March 2021.  Catherine is currently the Chief Financial Officer of GoCardless Limited, a high growth fintech business. Catherine has had a distinguished career in senior finance roles, including 14 years as Chief Financial Officer at Interoute Telecommunications, during which time the company grew from a small start-up to one of Europe's fastest growing telecoms providers, with revenues in excess of €700m. Catherine will succeed Murray Legg as Chair of the Audit Committee following the AGM.

 In accordance with Schedule 2(g) of the AIM Rules for Companies, Catherine Birkett is 47 years old.  In the last 5 years she has held directorships at Interoute Communications Holdings Limited and affiliated companies.

There are no further disclosures to be made under Schedule 2(g) of the AIM Rules for Companies.

Mike Danson, Chief Executive of GlobalData, commented:

"I am delighted to be welcoming Catherine to the team and I am confident that her knowledge and financial experience in high growth companies will be a great asset. I look forward to her joining the team as we seek to exploit the opportunities that lie in front of us.''



GlobalData Plc  

Mike Danson, Chief Executive Officer                                                                                            0207 936 6400

Graham Lilley, Chief Financial Officer 


Bill Hutchings/ Mose Adigun - J.P. Morgan Cazenove (Nomad and joint broker)                           0207 742 4000

Sam Barnett - HSBC (Joint broker)                                                                                                 0207 991 8888

Erik Anderson/ Alina Vaskina - Panmure Gordon (Joint Broker)   020 7886 2500

Hudson Sandler 

Nick Lyon 0207 796 4133

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 [email protected] 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.

a d v e r t i s e m e n t