IntegraFin Holdings plc ("IHP", "IntegraFin" or the "Company") announces that on 1 September 2021 Neil Holden informed the Board of his intention to step down as non-executive director of the Company with immediate effect. The Board would like to thank Neil for his contribution to the Company over the last seven years, serving also on the Audit and Risk Committee and the Remuneration Committee.
Neil Holden's resignation creates a vacancy on the Remuneration Committee and Robert Lister has been appointed to the committee with immediate effect.
The Company is pleased to announce that following an external search the board has appointed Rita Dhut to the Board as a non-executive director with effect from 22 September 2021.
Rita has over 25 years of award winning investment experience. She is now an active investor and adviser to early stage companies and involved with Newable Ventures deep technology funds. Rita is a non-executive director of JPMorgan European Investment Trust Plc where she is also chair of the Nomination Committee, Senior Independent Non-Executive Director and a member of the Audit Committee; Ashoka India Equity Investment Trust Plc where she is chair of the Management Engagement Committee, and The Girls' Day School Trust which includes membership of the Audit, Investment and Cyber security committees.
IntegraFin is also pleased to announce the appointment with immediate effect of Victoria Cochrane, already Senior Independent Non-Executive Director, as the non-executive director with responsibility for ensuring that delivery of strategy is inclusive of ESG consideration.
Richard Cranfield, Chair of the IHP board comments:
"We are most grateful to Neil for his contribution to the Board and committees since the Company's incorporation and thank him for his service. The appointment of Rita strengthens the collective skills, experience and diversity of the board to the benefit of both our stakeholders and the continued growth of the Company alike."
Alexander Scott, CEO of the IHP board comments:
"Neil has been a source of sound advice and support to the Company and to me personally throughout his tenure on the Board. His role in the establishment and inaugural leadership of the Audit and Risk Committee coupled with his unerring commitment to independent challenge has helped embed the rigorous financial and risk governance we benefit from today. We thank Neil for the time and commitment he has given to the Company.
I am delighted to welcome Rita to the board at a time of strong growth for the Company. I look forward to working with Rita and the fresh perspective that she will bring to an experienced team as we move forwards in an ever-changing environment."
There is no other information to be disclosed under Listing Rules 9.6.11 and 9.6.13.
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