Company Announcement - Changes to the composition of the BOD, Company Secretary & Audit Committee
THE FOLLOWING IS A COMPANY ANNOUNCEMENT ISSUED BY 6PM HOLDINGS P.L.C. (“THE COMPANY”) IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE LISTING RULES.
(i) Changes to the composition of the Board of Directors of the Company
The Company announces that Mr Andrew Riley, Mr Jeremy Millard, Ms Barbara Moorhouse, and Ms Jane Mackie (collectively, the “Resigning Directors”), have tendered their resignation from the Board of Directors of the Company.
All the said resignations are effective from the 23 February 2018. The Company thanks the Resigning Directors for their loyal service and wishes them success in their future endeavours.
Pursuant to the aforesaid resignations, the Company announces the following appointments to the Board of Directors, with effect from 23 February 2018.
• Appointment of Mr Michael Anthony Hakiel
Mr Michael Hakiel, holder of British passport number 543034730, and resident at Route de Saint Martory, 31420 Aurignac, France, was appointed as an independent non-executive member to the Board of Directors of the Company, with effect from the 23 February 2018.
Mr Hakiel currently also holds the positions of General Contracts Manager and Quality Manager of Idox Software Ltd. Mr Hakiel was a founder member the Idox Group in 1994. Prior to this, Mr Hakiel had been employed since 1974 for a company that later spun off as Idox.
Michael graduated from the University of East Anglia.
There is no matter concerning Mr Michael Anthony Hakiel which requires disclosure in terms of Listing Rules 5.20.5 to 5.20.9.
• Appointment of Mr Anthony Marshall
Mr Anthony Marshall, holder of British passport number 520970117, and resident at 5 Primrose Bank, Tottington, Bury BL8 4FA, United Kingdom, was appointed as an independent non-executive member to the Board of Directors of the Company, with effect from the 23 February 2018.
Mr Marshall joined the Idox group in 2007. He was Head of Product Marketing from 2008 until 2016 and also managed the Idox Elections division from 2013 until 2015.
Prior to joining Idox in 2007, Mr Marshall was Product Director at CAPS Solutions Ltd, a company acquired by Idox PLC specialising in software solutions for the public sector. Prior to joining CAPS Solutions in 1989 he gained a broad experience in the public sector having served as an Environmental Health Officer in local government from 1978.
There is no matter concerning Mr Anthony Marhsall which requires disclosure in terms of Listing Rules 5.20.5 to 5.20.9.
• Appointment of Ms Karen Cuschieri
Ms Karen Cuschieri, holder of Maltese passport 1169531, and resident at 27, Triq il-Mithna l-Qadima, Mosta MST 3712, Malta, was appointed as an executive member to the Board of Directors of the Company, with effect from the 23 February 2018.
Ms Karen Cuschieri currently also holds the position of Business Development Director of Idox Health. Ms Cuschieri joined the Company in 2004 in the role of a Developer, working with various customers in the UK. Within 6PM, Ms Cuschieri held various roles over the years including Business Analyst, Team
Leader and Project Manager.
In 2013, Ms Cuschieri was appointed PMO Director, responsible mainly for project shaping activities and resource management across the 6PM Group as well as delivering agile training, consultancy and mentoring to customers both in Malta and abroad.
In her role as Customer Delivery Director from June 2015 onwards, Ms Cuschieri focused on refining the company’s delivery capability in line with its products strategy, ensuring that customers derive the expected business benefits from 6PM’s products.
More recently, in March 2017, Ms Cuschieri assumed the role of Business Development Director, primarily responsible for the company’s product management team and business development initiatives.
There is no matter concerning Ms Karen Cuschieri which requires disclosure in terms of Listing Rules 5.20.5 to 5.20.9.
• Appointment of Mr Dean Bennet
Mr Dean Bennett, holder of British Passport 537398011, and resident at 11, Leyland Drive, Rugeley, Straffordshire WS15 2EP, United Kingdom, was appointed as a non-executive member to the Board of Directors of the Company, with effect from the 23 February 2018.
Mr Dean Bennett currently holds the position of Technical Director of the healthcare business division within Idox. Mr Bennett began his career in 1999 within local government after studying Mathematics and Computing at Staffordshire University. He specialised in Geographical Information Systems (GIS), Planning and Highways for eight years before joining the private sector.
In 2007, Mr Bennett joined Blithe Computer Systems Limited, a market leading healthcare software provider. He has since continued to specialise in healthcare software with a passion to make healthcare safer and more affordable through technological efficiencies. Prior to the acquisition of 6PM Solutions by Idox, Mr Bennett held the Head of Software Development role at 6PM for three years where he was responsible for overseeing the design, development and
quality assurance of all 6PM software products.
There is no matter concerning Mr Dean Bennet which requires disclosure in terms of Listing Rules 5.20.5 to 5.20.9.
(ii) Changes to the Company Secretary
The Company announces that Ms Jane Mackie has tendered her resignation from the office of Company secretary of the Company. The said resignation is effective from the 23 February 2018. The Company thanks Ms Jane Mackie for her loyal service and wishes her success in her future endeavours.
Pursuant to the aforesaid resignation, the Company announces the appointment of Dr Luca Vella, holder of Maltese Identity Card No. 32783G, and resident at 177, Birbal Street, Balzan BZN 9011, Malta, as Company secretary, with effect from the 23 February 2018.
(iii) Composition of the Audit Committee
Pursuant to the foregoing changes to the Board of Directors of the Company, and in terms of Listing Rule 5.117, the Company hereby announces that the Audit Committee is, as of the 23 February 2018, composed of the following non-executive directors:
• Mr Anthony Marshall Chairman, Independent Non-Executive Director;
• Mr. Michael A. Hakiel Independent Non-Executive Director; and
• Mr Dean Bennett Non-Executive Director.
The Audit Committee is chaired by Mr Anthony Marshall, whilst Mr Michael Anthony Hakiel and Mr Dean Bennet act as members. In compliance with the Listing Rules, Mr Anthony Marshall is the independent, non-executive Director who is competent in accounting and/or auditing matters.
28 February 2018