Appointment of Chief Operating Officer
The board of Idox plc (AIM: IDOX) is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew John Riley as Chief Operating Officer and as a Director of the board of Idox with immediate effect.
Andrew Riley (aged 43) has been the Managing Director of Idox’s Public Sector Software Division since 2011, having been promoted from Sales & Marketing Director.
Prior to joining Idox in 2000, Andrew gained a broad experience in the public sector having been commissioned as an officer into the RAF in 1990, and then holding teaching and training roles, before finally working as an IT manager for a local UK council. Andrew is a graduate of the University of Wales.
Andrew’s promotion to the Board is part of Idox’s growing trend of leadership development, with Andrew becoming the second Director on the current Idox Board as a result of an internal promotion.
Commenting on his appointment Richard Kellett-Clarke, CEO of Idox said,
“I recognised Andrew’s talent back in 2006 when I joined Idox and started working closely with him. He consistently performs, is someone I enjoy working with and, since his promotion in 2011 to head of our Public Sector Division, Andrew has created a strong tradition of delivering organic growth. I and the board see his promotion to the board as the opportunity to leverage his talents and to bring the business together as a single integrated unit.”
Andrew is the beneficial holder of 225,126 ordinary shares of Idox (“Ordinary Shares”), which equates to a beneficial interest in 0.06% of the total issued Ordinary Share capital of the Company, and holds options over 2,638,927 Ordinary Shares, representing 0.74% of the total issued Ordinary Share capital of the Company, made up of options of 466,000, 682,927, 1,000,000, 250,000 and 240,000 under the Company’s Option Scheme, which are exercisable at 7.5 pence, 10.25 pence, 20 pence, 35 pence and 38.38 pence respectively per Ordinary Share.
Andrew also has a maximum entitlement to 1,700,000 Ordinary Shares under an LTIP scheme, with an exercise price of 1p.
The following information is disclosable pursuant to Schedule Two paragraph (g) of the AIM Rules for Companies:
The following companies are Idox plc subsidiaries: J4B Netherland B.V., Netherlands; Interactive Dialogues N.V, Belgium; Currency Connect B.V., Netherlands; Digital Spirit GmbH, Germany.
Save as disclosed above, there is no information in relation to the appointment of Andrew Riley which is required to be disclosed pursuant to Schedule Two paragraph (g) of the AIM Rules for Companies
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About Idox plc
Idox plc is a supplier of specialist document management collaboration solutions and services to the public sector and increasingly to highly regulated asset intensive industries around the world in the wider corporate sector.
Its Public Sector Software Division is the leading applications provider to UK local government for core functions relating to land, people and property, such as its market leading planning systems and election management software. Over 90% of UK local authorities are now customers. The Division provides public sector organisations with tools to manage information and knowledge, documents, content, business processes and workflow as well as connecting directly with the citizen via the web, and providing elections management solutions. It also supplies in the UK and internationally, decision support content such as grants and planning policy information and corporates compliance services.
The Engineering Information Management Division delivers engineering document control, project collaboration and facility management applications to many leading companies in industries such as oil & gas, architecture and construction, mining, utilities, pharmaceuticals and transportation in North America and around the world.
The Group employs over 560 staff located in the UK, the USA, Canada, Europe, India and Australia.
Information last updated: 21 March 2018