Non-Executive Chairman Appointed

eg solutions plc (AIM: EGS), the back office optimisation software company, is pleased to announce the formal appointment of Nigel Payne to the Board as Non-Executive Chairman, with immediate effect.

As noted in the announcement dated 13 June 2016, Nigel has over 30 years of experience as a director of both publicly listed and private companies. He has extensive expertise with listed companies, notably in his current roles as Non-Executive Chairman of Gateley (Holdings) plc (AIM: GTLY), Non-Executive Chairman of Stride Gaming plc (AIM: STR), Director of Gama Aviation plc (AIM: GMAA) and previously as CEO of Sportingbet plc. Sportingbet plc was one of the world’s largest internet gambling companies and made a number of acquisitions whilst listed on the London Stock Exchange (both FTSE listed and AIM quoted). Nigel holds an Executive MBA from the IMD Business School (Lausanne, Switzerland) and a degree in Economics and Accounting from Bristol University.

The directorships/partnerships held by Mr Nigel Terrence Payne, aged 56 are:

Current Directorships/Partnerships:

Previous Directorships/Partnerships in the last 5 years:

Gateley (Holdings) plc

K&C REIT plc

Bubble Stuff Limited

Perpetuus Advanced Materials plc

Stride Gaming plc

Flexwork Limited

Gama Aviation plc

Mucky Pups Childcare Limited

Merlin Consultancy Limited

Sportingbet Limited

Merlin Financial Advisers LLP

Foreteller Limited

Idiaz Consultancy Limited

Nigel Payne was a non-executive director of Redweb Security (UK) Limited which went into administration on 14 September 2009 with deficiencies to creditors of £1,535,245.54 and was a non-director of Foreteller Limited which went into creditors’ voluntary liquidation on 9 November 2012 with deficiencies to creditors of £3,280,905.

There is no further information to be disclosed under Schedule Two (g) (i)-(viii) of the AIM Rules for Companies.


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