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Appointment of new CFO & COO

Released 07:00 05-Oct-2017

RNS Number : 7455S
Norman Broadbent PLC
05 October 2017

Norman Broadbent plc

("Norman Broadbent" or "the Group")

Appointment of new CFO & COO

Norman Broadbent (AIM: NBB), a leading provider of Talent Acquisition & Advisory Services, comprising Board & Executive Search, Interim Management, Research & Insight, Leadership Consulting & Assessment, and executive level Recruitment Solutions, is pleased to announce the appointment of William Gerrand as Chief Financial Officer ("CFO") and Chief Operating Officer. He will be joining the Board with immediate effect.

William, 46, replaces James Webber who, as announced on 22 August 2017, has decided to pursue other business interests. James has agreed to  remain with the Company until the end of October to work closely with William to ensure a smooth transition.

William, who has extensive experience in finance, recruitment and financial leadership has worked in Corporate, Private and PE organisations including a number of senior international roles.

William qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1997 after graduating from the University of Waikato with a Bachelor of Management Studies. He spent 7 years at Ernst & Young LLP (Auckland and London) before moving to industry becoming Financial Controller at Reed in Partnership Plc.

William subsequently worked in senior finance positions in MPS Group International, HB Healthcare Group, Sharp Electronics UK Limited, Hudson Global Resources Limited and Proco Global Limited. William has also worked extensively as an interim consultant.

Commenting on William's appointment, Group CEO Mike Brennan said:

"On behalf of the Board and everyone within Norman Broadbent, I'm delighted to welcome William to Norman Broadbent at such an exciting point in our journey. William brings a significant amount of experience and expertise to the Group, and we look forward to him joining our Senior Leadership Team" 

In relation to William Gerrand's appointment to the Board, there is no further information required to be disclosed pursuant to paragraph (g) of Schedule 2 of the AIM Rules for Companies.

For further information please contact:

Norman Broadbent plc
Mike Brennan


020 7484 0000

WH Ireland Limited

(Nominated Adviser and Broker)
Adrian Hadden / Jessica Cave / Alex Bond

020 7220 1666


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