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Appointment of Non-Executive Director

Oct 1, 2021

1 October 2021 - Oxford Metrics plc (LSE: OMG) the international software company servicing government, life sciences, entertainment and engineering markets, is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Taylor as a Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Audit Committee, at the end of December.

Paul brings over 20 years of boardroom experience as an Executive and Non-Executive Director, and throughout his career has remained connected to growth technology businesses. Paul spent a large part of his executive career with AVEVA Group plc, where as CFO he was part of the team that delivered consistently high levels of growth in revenue and profitability both organically and through acquisition. Paul has also served on the Board on a number of technology businesses in a Non-Executive capacity supporting Executive teams in delivering strong stakeholder returns.

Paul is currently Non-Executive Chairman at IQGEO plc, and Trustee of the CADcentre pension scheme.

Roger Parry, Chairman of Oxford Metrics, said of the appointment: "I am delighted to welcome Paul to the board of Oxford Metrics and look forward to working with him to continue growing the business. His 20 years of boardroom experience and strong track record of making acquisitions and growing a business globally brings relevant expertise to the Group. Paul’s experiences will be invaluable as we continue to grow the Group.”

Commenting on his appointment Paul Taylor, said: "I’m excited to be joining a board with such broad experience as Oxford Metrics’, as the business enters the next stage of growth. Oxford Metrics is well positioned within its key markets. It has market-leading technologies with strong customer relationships and is well positioned to see these markets grow both organically and through acquisition, I look forward to being part of that journey.

In accordance with paragraph (g) of Schedule 2 of the AIM Rules, Paul Ronald Taylor, aged 57, holds or has held in the past 5 years the following directorships and partnerships:

Current
IQGeo Group plc (Non-Executive Chairman)
CADCentre Pension Scheme (Trustee)
 
Previous
Thruvision Group plc (Non-Executive Director)
Frontier Smart Technologies plc (Non-Executive Director)
Escher Group holdings plc (Non-Executive Director)

Board Composition

As of 1st October 2021, the composition of the Oxford Metrics plc Board is as follows:

Non-Executive Directors Role
Roger Parry  Non-Executive Chairman
Adrian C Carey Non-Executive Director, Audit Committee Chair
Paul Taylor  Non-Executive Director
Naomi Climer Non-Executive Director, Remuneration Committee Chair
David Quantrell Non-Executive Director
   
Executive Directors  
Nick Bolton  Chief Executive Officer
David Deacon Chief Financial Officer
Cathy Robertson Group Executive Director

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