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Origin Enterprises (OGN)


Friday 15 October, 2021

Origin Enterprises

Directorate Change

RNS Number : 2585P
Origin Enterprises Plc
15 October 2021







Appointment of Non-Executive Director


Lesley Williams joins Origin Board as independent Director


15 October 2021


Origin Enterprises plc ('Origin' or 'the Group'), the international Agri-Services Group, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Lesley Williams to the Board as an independent Non-Executive Director with immediate effect.


Lesley (56) has over 25 years' experience in capital markets having held senior positions with Investec Bank plc as Head of Irish Equities, Euronext Dublin as Head of Irish Market and Goodbody Stockbrokers as Head of Institutional Equity Sales. She is an independent Non-Executive Director at Irish Continental Group plc and holds a number of directorships in the asset management and international fund sectors. Prior Board memberships include Non-Executive Director of Dublin Port Company, where she also held the position of Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee. Lesley also serves on the board of the Adelaide Health Foundation and is a member of the Euronext ISEQ Index Steering Committee.


Lesley is an Associate member of the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute (CFA) from which she holds a Certificate in ESG Investing and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment. She also holds a Diploma in Company Direction from the Institute of Directors in Ireland and is a business graduate of University College Dublin.


Commenting on the appointment, Rose Hynes, Chairman of Origin said:

"We are delighted to welcome Lesley to the Origin Board. With a background in capital markets, Lesley brings a wealth of executive and non-executive experience, corporate governance expertise and ESG investment insight, further complementing the mix of skills, diversity and experience at Board level to support the Group in its continued growth and development."


The   following   information   is   disclosed   pursuant   to   Rule   17   of   the   AIM   Rules   for   Companies   and   Rule   5.22   (b)   of  
Chapter   5:   Additional   Rules   for   the   Euronext   Growth   Market   operated   by   Euronext   Dublin:


Additional Information - Directorships

Irish Continental Group plc

Aberdeen Standard Investments II ICAV

Alternative Investments Access ICAV

Lindsell Train Global Funds plc


Ranmore Global Equity Fund plc

Irish Fund Directors Association

Adelaide Health Foundation


Directorships/Partnerships held in the last 5 years

Dublin Port Company plc






There is no other information that is required to be disclosed in accordance with Rule 17, Schedule 2 paragraph (g) of the AIM Rules for Companies and Rule 5.22 (b), Schedule 2 paragraph (g) of Chapter 5: Additional Rules for the Euronext Growth Market operated by Euronext Dublin.






Origin Enterprises plc

TJ Kelly


Chief Financial Officer





Brendan Corcoran

Head of Investor Relations and Group Planning






Goodbody (Euronext Growth (Dublin) Adviser)

Finbarr Griffin




+353 (0)1 641 9278


Davy (Nominated Adviser) Anthony Farrell






Numis Securities (Stockbroker) StuartSkinner






FTI Consulting (Financial Communications Advisers) JonathanNeilan/PatrickBerkery

















About   Origin   Enterprises   plc


Origin Enterprises plc is   an international Agri-Services group, providing specialist agronomy advice, crop inputs and digital agricultural solutions to farmers, growers, landscapers and amenity professionals . The Group has leading market positions in Ireland, the United Kingdom, Brazil, Poland, Romania and Ukraine. Origin is listed on the Euronext Growth (Dublin) and AIM markets of the Irish and London Stock Exchanges.


Euronext   Growth   (Dublin)   ticker   symbol:  OIZ 

AIM   ticker   symbol  OGN



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