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Friday 08 July, 2011

Swallowfield PLC

Directorate Change

RNS Number : 0648K
Swallowfield PLC
08 July 2011
 



 

 

Swallowfield plc

 

Board changes

 

Swallowfield plc ("the Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Stephen Boyd and Mr Roger McDowell as non-executive directors of the Company with immediate effect. In addition it announces that after a short handover period Mr Richard Organ will stand down as a non-executive director on 31 July 2011.

 

These appointments are a result of concluding the nominations process which was outlined in the company's announcement of the 27 April 2011. Furthermore, the Company consulted with major shareholders during this process as laid out in the same announcement.

 

Mr Stephen Boyd has worked in a number of industries, including five years as group chief executive of Capital Industries plc. Stephen currently sits on a number of boards of both public and private companies, and is currently chairman of Pittards plc and Pure Wafer plc.

 

Mr Roger McDowell is an experienced director of 30 years' standing. Having developed the Oliver Ashworth Group through dramatic growth, main market listing and sale to Saint Gobain, he then took a number of non-executive roles including chairmanships in both public and private equity backed businesses. Roger is currently chairman of Augean plc, Avingtrans plc, and One Advice plc; a non-executive director of I S Solutions plc, and a director of several private companies.

 

Following the appointment of the two new directors, the Board will appoint a chairman of the board with a further update to shareholders in due course.

 

Ian Mackinnon, Chief Executive commented "The Company is very pleased to have been able to attract non-executive directors with the undoubted experience and skills of Stephen and Roger and is very pleased to welcome them both to the Board. The Board would also like to express its appreciation for the continuity and support provided by Richard Organ since January when he rejoined the Board.

 

We are entering a new phase of the company's development and the Board will focus its full attention on implementing our strategy to grow the business and deliver improved shareholder returns."

 

Enquiries:

 

Swallowfield plc

01823 662241

Ian Mackinnon - Chief Executive Officer

Mark Warren - Group Finance Director




Smith & Williamson Corporate Finance

0117 3762213

Nick Reeve


 

 

The following information is disclosed in relation to Schedule Two paragraph (g) of the AIM Rules:

 

Stephen David Boyd (aged 61) has been a director of the following companies during the five years preceding the date of this announcement:

 

Current directorships

Previous directorships

Avalon Plastics Limited

Avalon South Wales Limited

Avalon Plastics South Wales Limited

Broomco (4165) Limited

Beckery Properties Limited

Broomco (4166) Limited

Broomco (3554) Limited

Biofuels Corporation Trading Limited

Broomco (3555) Limited

Broomco (4091) Limited

Cal Group Limited

Cal Group Pension Trustees Limited

Cal Group Services Limited

Citech Limited

Chamberlain Plastics Limited

Citech Energy Systems Limited

Chaucer Foods Limited

Keunen Bros. Limited

Daines & Hathaway Limited

Metalrax Group plc

Ecowatersave Limited

Parker Plant International Limited

Feathercast Limited

Pearts Bakeries (Derby) Limited

Jesmonite Limited

Pearts Bakeries (Holdings) Limited

Milimar Limited

Pittards Ethiopia Limited

Old Cal Limited

Stapledon Holdings Limited

Pilgrim Food Group Limited

Surface Inspection Group Limited

Pilgrim Food Holdings Limited


Pittard Garnar Services Limited


Pittards Group Limited


Pittards plc


Principal Ventures Limited


Pure Wafer plc


Stephen Boyd Limited


The Mission Marketing Group Public Limited Company


Vacuumatic Limited


 

Roger Steven McDowell (aged 56) has been a director of the following companies over the five years preceding the date of this announcement:

 

Current directorships

Previous directorships

Augean plc

Idmos plc 

Avingtrans plc

Intec Telecom Systems plc

Corsair Techinvest Limited

Onward Digital Limited

Disperse Limited

Redhall Group plc

Dovehoco 201 Limited


Fineguard Limited


I S Solutions plc


One Advice Group Limited


 

 

Mr Boyd was a director of the following companies at the time (or within the preceding 12 months) of their being placed into administration or creditors voluntary receivership:

 

·           Ricon Limited was placed in a creditors voluntary winding up 29 June 2001 with an estimated deficiency as regards creditors of £5.7 million

·           Parker Plant International Limited was placed in administrative receivership on 27 August 2003 with an estimated deficiency as regards creditors of £17.3 million

·           Surface Inspection Group Limited was placed in administrative receivership on 8 December 2005 with an estimated deficiency as regards creditors of £8.5 million

·           VAC Realisations Limited and AEW Delford Group Limited were placed in administrative receivership on 23 June 2006 with an estimated aggregate deficiency as regards creditors of £5.3 million

·           Pittards Plc entered into a company voluntary arrangement with its creditors on 21 March 2006 pursuant to which the company was released from its pension scheme liabilities, which had a combined deficit at 31 December 2005 of £32.9 million

·           Citech Limited and Citech Energy Systems Limited were placed in administration on 21 August 2008 with an estimated aggregate deficiency as regards creditors of £7.4 million

·           Biofuels Corporation Trading Limited entered into a company voluntary arrangement on 11 December 2009. The joint supervisors are currently in the process of agreeing the company's unsecured claims received in the CVA

 

Mr McDowell was a director of the following companies at the time (or within the preceding 12 months) of their being placed into administration or creditors voluntary liquidation:

 

·           Town Index Limited was placed into creditors voluntary liquidation on 23 January 2001 with an estimated deficiency as  regards creditors of £2.0 million

·           Wax Digital Limited was placed into creditors voluntary liquidation on 14 June 2001 with an estimated deficiency as regards creditors of £1.4 million

·           Advanced Fluid Connections plc was placed into administrative receivership on 24 March 2006 with an estimated deficiency as regards creditors of £17.8 million

·           Idmos plc was placed into administration on 16 April 2008. The estimated deficiency as regards creditors was £0.4 million

 

No further information is required to be disclosed pursuant to Schedule Two paragraph (g).

 


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