Equiniti Group plc - Board composition

02 October 2015

Further to the publication of its Intention to Float (ITF) notification on the 2nd October 2015, Equiniti Group PLC (Equiniti) announces its Board composition from the 2nd October 2015 as follows:

Kevin Beeston – Non-Executive Chairman and Chair of Nominations Committee

Victoria Jarman – Senior Independent Non-Executive Director and Chair of Audit Committee

Sir Rod Aldridge – Independent Non-Executive Director

Haris Kyriakopoulus – Non-Executive Director

Tim Miller – Independent Non-Executive Director and Chair of Remuneration Committee

John Parker – Independent Non-Executive Director and Chair of Risk Committee

Guy Wakeley – Chief Executive Officer

John Stier – Chief Financial Officer

 Following the ITF James Brocklebank, Managing Partner, Advent International, steps down as a non-executive director, leaving Haris Kyriakopoulos (Director) as Advent International’s Board representative.  Oliver Niedermaier has also informed the Board of his intention to step down as an independent non-executive director at the beginning of October, ahead of the proposed IPO. 

Kevin Beeston, Chairman of Equiniti said: “As Equiniti enters a new stage in its corporate development and growth, I am very pleased to be leading a Board with substantial listed company experience.  On behalf everyone at Equiniti, I would also like to express our gratitude to the retiring members of the Board.  Particular thanks to Oliver Niedermaier, who joined Equiniti’s Board in 2007 and has made a significant contribution to the company as Equiniti has developed into the market leading business it is today.  We are grateful for his talents, energy, insight and wisdom and thank him wholeheartedly for his eight years of service to the Board”.

Oliver Niedermaier commented: “I have very much enjoyed supporting the evolution of Equiniti as a provider of technology and administration to the FTSE.  I have enjoyed working alongside the management team, Advent and my Board colleagues and am proud to leave a strongly performing business with an exciting future”.

Biographies of the Equiniti Board members can be found at www.equiniti.com/about/board-of-directors and a copy of the ITF announcement is available at https://equiniti.com


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About Equiniti

Equiniti provides sophisticated technology, administration, processing and payment services to some of the world’s best-known brands and organisations, including around 70% of the FTSE. Our solutions are delivered by a team of 3,850 employees across 29 locations.

Equiniti is a large scale provider of solutions to corporates and public sector organisations, facilitating interactions with their employees, shareholders, customers and citizens. A leading provider of registration services to 18 million shareholders; the second largest provider of pension administration and software services in the United Kingdom, looking after approximately 8 million pension scheme members; and execution only stock broking services which are used by approximately 350,000 retail clients.


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