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Richard Last Chairman & Non-Executive Director
Richard was appointed Chairman and Non-Executive Director in February 2007. He has over 20 years experience in IT and communications. Currently, he is Chairman and Non-Executive Director of Servelec Group plc (fully listed), Gamma communications plc (AIM listed), Tribal Group plc (AIM listed), Corero Network Security plc and APD communications Limited (private company). In addition, Richard is Chairman of The British Smaller Companies VCT2 plc and Lighthouse Group plc (AIM listed), a financial services company. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
Matthew Jeffs Chief Executive Officer
Matthew was appointed Chief Executive Officer in April 2013. Matthew spent 10 years with Barclays International, 10 years with Dow Jones and then 6 years with Reuters in a variety of senior roles. In addition to the UK, he has wide experience in the Asia Pacific region, working in Hong Kong, Japan, Korea (where he was country manager for Reuters and country representative for Dow Jones), Thailand and Vietnam. In his most recent role, Matthew was the Managing Director, ICS International at Broadridge Financial Solutions where he was responsible for the overall management of the Global Proxy departments in the U.K., U.S., Japan, Australia and India. Matthew has an MBA from Buckinghamshire Business School.
Michael Levy Finance Director
Michael was appointed Group Finance Director in May 2001. In addition he operates his own Chartered Accountants practice; Michael Levy & Co. Michael obtained a BA (Econ) in Economics and Social Studies from the University of Manchester in 1983. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1986 with BDO Stoy Hayward and is a Fellow of The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales. Michael was born in 1961.
Louise Barton Non-Executive Director
Louise was appointed Non-Executive Director in February 2007. She worked for five years with the Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research in Melbourne before joining Prudential Portfolio Managers in 1979. She moved into stock broking/investment banking in 1987, joining CCF Laurence Prust and subsequently moved to Investec Henderson Crosthwaite in 1990. She retired from the City in 2002 when she was ranked UKs No 1 small company media analyst and is now an independent consultant.
Country of incorporation:
Arcontech Group PLC is subject to the UK Takeover Code
Details of NOMAD:
Nominated Advisor and Broker
60 New Broad Street
Nexia Smith & Williamson
20 Fenchurch Street
Boards & Committees:
RNS notifications / shareholder communication:
The Company’s shares are traded on AIM, a market operated by the London Stock Exchange and the Company is not, therefore, required to report on compliance with the UK Corporate Governance Code (“the Code”). However, the Board of Directors support the Code and also the recommendations made by Quoted Companies Alliance in its bulletin “Corporate Governance Code for Small and Mid-Sized Quoted Companies 2013”. The bulletin provides a series of recommendations for smaller quoted companies in approaching the question of corporate governance which the Company has complied with where it is considered justified as being relevant to a business of this size.
Details of other current and future exchanges:
Shares are currently traded on the London AIM Market and PLUS
Number of securities in issue:
There are currently 12,802,994 ordinary shares of £0.125 in issue. There are no treasury shares.
Details on transfer restrictions:
There are currently no restrictions on the transfer of any of the issued securities
Insofar as the Company is aware 39.74% of the Company’s AIM securities are not in public hands, the total percentage of shares not in public hands is defined as being beneficial holdings of shares held by shareholders holding above 10% and the directors holdings.
11-21 Paul Street
LONDON EC2A 4JU
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The Corporation of Lloyd’s Nominees – 460,000 (3.59%)
A Cross – 1,785,000 (13.94%)
R Last – 1,691,659 (13.21%)
L Barton – 1,031,416 (8.06%)
S Chari – 588,342 (4.60%)
N Ridge – 508,448 (3.97%)
Clive & Sylvia Richards Settlement Trust – 460,000 (3.59%)
M Jeffs – 450,000 (3.51%)
M Levy – 129,660 (1.01%)
M Jeffs – 367,516
R Last – 120,000
M Levy – 100,000
L Barton – 100,000