(Alliance News) - The following is a round-up of London-listed company director and manager changes announced on Wednesday and not separately reported by Alliance News:
Primorus Investments PLC - investment firm focussed on natural resources sector - Appoints Rupert Labrum, Hedley Clark and Matthew Beardmore as directors, subject to due diligence checks, following request from unnamed investor who initially sought to requisition general meeting. Donald Strang to step down when new additions join board but Executive Chair Jeremy Taylor-Firth and Executive Director Alastair Clayton to remain. Primorus notes that notice to requisition general meeting has been withdrawn.
Templeton Emerging Markets IT PLC - emerging markets investor - Adds Medha Samant to board as non-executive director from October 1. Spent about 10 years as investment director for Asian equities at Fidelity International.
Asimilar Group PLC - technology-focused investor - Mark Horrocks joins immediately as non-executive director. "He has worked as a research analyst and fund manager for a FTSE100 insurance group," Asimilar notes. Donald Stewart to step down from board at the conclusion of company annual general meeting.
BB Healthcare Trust PLC - healthcare-focused investor - Appoints Toby Young as non-executive director immediately. "Professor Young is a practicing frontline NHS consultant urological surgeon, director of medical Innovation at Anglia Ruskin University, president of the Institute of Decontamination Sciences, and national clinical director for Innovation for the NHS," BB Healthcare said.
4d Pharma PLC - drug developer - Adds Katrin Rupalla to board as non-executive director with immediate effect. Chief Executive Officer Duncan Peyton said: "We are delighted to be able to attract someone of Katrin's calibre to our board of directors. Her vast experience guiding novel therapies through the clinic will be invaluable as we progress our pipeline of novel live biotherapeutics into and through the clinic."
Hurricane Energy PLC - Goldaming, England-based oil exploration company - Non-executive Director Alan Parsley retired with effect Wednesday. Leonard Tao also steps down as alternate.
Base Resources Ltd - Australia-based mineral sands producer and developer - Appoints Janine Herzig to board as non-executive director from October 12. "Ms Herzig has 30 years' experience in the resources sector, encompassing executive management, consulting, technical and production roles, across all commodities including industrial minerals," Base said. Sam Willis to step down as a non-executive director from November 20.
By Eric Cunha; firstname.lastname@example.org
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