Appointment of Non-Executive Director

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Oxford Metrics PLC
01 October 2021
 

1 October 2021

Oxford Metrics plc

("Oxford Metrics", the "Company" or the "Group")

Appointment of Non-Executive Director

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

 

   

For further information please contact:

 

Oxford Metrics                                                                                      +44 (0) 1865 261860

Nick Bolton, CEO

David Deacon, CFO

 

Numis Securities Limited                                                                     +44 (0)20 7260 1000

Simon Willis / Hugo Rubinstein / Matthew O'Dowd

 

FTI Consulting                                                                                      +44 (0) 20 3727 1000

Matt Dixon / Jamille Smith / Greg Hynes

 

 

About Oxford Metrics

Oxford Metrics develops and markets analytics software for motion measurement and infrastructure asset management to clients in over 70 countries worldwide. Our list of clients across the globe is as diverse as the markets we operate in: we help highways authorities manage and maintain their road networks, hospitals and clinicians decide therapeutic strategies and Hollywood studios create stunning visual effects. And the diversity of applications is growing all the time.

The Group trades through two market-leading divisions: our motion measurement division, Vicon, and our infrastructure asset management division, Yotta. Vicon is the world's leader in high-precision motion measurement analysis to thousands of customers worldwide, including Guy's Hospital, EA Sports, MIT and NASA, and our software is used in an ever-expanding range of applications. Yotta provides cloud-based infrastructure asset management software to central and local government agencies and other infrastructure owners. Yotta has a large number of high-profile clients including Highways England, over 160 local authorities across the UK, VicRoads in Australia and Auckland Motorway System in New Zealand.

Founded in 1984, the Group is headquartered in Oxford with offices in Leamington Spa, Gloucester, California, Colorado, Singapore and Auckland. Since 2001, Oxford Metrics (LSE: OMG), has been a quoted company listed on AIM, a market operated by the London Stock Exchange.

For more information about Oxford Metrics, visit www.oxfordmetrics.com 

 

 

 

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