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Marcus Willett appointment to Advisory Panel

Released 07:00 07-Jan-2019

RNS Number : 3030M
Shearwater Group PLC
07 January 2019

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7 January 2019




Marcus Willett appointment to Advisory Panel


Shearwater Group plc (AIM: SWG, "Shearwater", or the "Group"), the digital resilience group, has appointed Marcus Willett CB OBE as a Member of the Group's Advisory Panel to work alongside Lord Reid of Cardowan, the Advisory Panel's Chairman.


In a 33-year career in GCHQ, Marcus rose to become the deputy head of the organisation responsible for all intelligence operations. He was GCHQ's first Director Cyber and has established and led major UK Cyber Programmes.  He has also held posts across the wider UK intelligence and security community.   Marcus is currently the Senior Adviser for Cyber at the International Institute for Strategic Studies, a world-leading authority on global security, political risk and military conflict.


David Williams, Chairman, commented:


"I am delighted that Marcus has agreed to join our advisory panel - this provides strategic guidance and technical advice to the board and direct support via its members' wide network of contacts.


"Marcus' extensive sector expertise will prove invaluable as we continue towards our aim of building a leading UK based digital resilience group."


Marcus Willett, added:


"I am delighted to be joining Shearwater's Advisory Panel.  Digital resilience needs to be at the heart of the business for all companies and governments, and I am looking forward to helping Shearwater land that message."




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