De La Rue plc (De La Rue or the “Company”) today announces the appointment of Nick Bray as a Non-executive Director of the Company. The appointment will take effect immediately following the Company’s AGM on 21 July 2016.
Nick has extensive international experience in the technology and information security industries and for the last five years has been Chief Financial Officer of security software firm Sophos Group plc. Before joining Sophos, Nick was Chief Financial Officer at Micro Focus International plc, Fibernet Group plc, and Gentia Software plc. Prior to that, he held various senior financial positions at Comshare Inc. and Lotus Software.
Nick will succeed Victoria Jarman as Chair of the Audit Committee when, as previously announced, Victoria steps down as a Non-executive Director and Chair of the Audit Committee at the Company's AGM on 21 July 2016.
Philip Rogerson, Chairman of De La Rue commented:
"Nick Bray brings highly relevant experience in the technology and information security industries which will enable him to make an excellent contribution to the Board at an exciting time for the business. I look forward to welcoming Nick to De La Rue.
“On behalf of the Board I would like to thank Victoria Jarman for her invaluable contribution during her time as a Non-executive Director. We extend our very best wishes to Victoria for the future.”
There are no further disclosures required under Listing Rule 9.6.13 in respect of Nick Bray.
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About De La Rue
De La Rue’s purpose is to enable every citizen to participate securely in the global economy. As a trusted partner of governments, central banks and commercial organisations, De La Rue provides products and services that underpin the integrity of trade, personal identity and the movement of goods.
As the world’s largest designer and commercial printer of banknotes, De La Rue designs, manufactures and delivers banknotes, banknote substrates and security features to customers in a world where currency will continue to be a key part of the developing payments eco-system. De La Rue is the only fully integrated supplier of both paper and polymer banknotes, and creates security features that ensure banknotes are protected against counterfeiting.
De La Rue is the world’s largest commercial printer of passports, delivering national and international identity tokens and software solutions for governments in a world that is increasingly focused on the importance of a legal and secure identity for every individual.
De La Rue also creates and delivers secure product identifiers and ‘track and trace’ software for governments and commercial customers alike to help to tackle the challenge of illicit or counterfeit goods and the collection of revenue and excise duties.
De La Rue is listed on the London Stock Exchange.