Published: 22 November 2018

Idox plc, a leading supplier of specialist information management solutions and services, is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Stone as Non-Executive Chairman with immediate effect.

Chris is the Chairman of NCC Group plc and was Chairman of CityFibre plc until its recent sale. He has held various non-executive director and chief executive roles of listed and private equity backed technology companies, including being CEO of Northgate Information Solutions plc, a UK listed company, from 1999 to 2011. He led the transformation of this software and services business from a small domestic player to a global leader. From 2013 to 2016, he was CEO of Radius Worldwide, a provider of software and services to support high growth companies establish and manage international operations.

David Meaden, Chief Executive of Idox, commented:

"Chris has excellent credentials and a tremendous track record. His experience at Northgate, with its substantial public sector software division, is directly relevant to Idox and he brings the necessary leadership skills and capabilities to accelerate our progress. I look forward to working with him."

Chris Stone, incoming Non-Executive Chairman, commented:

"I am very excited by the opportunity to join Idox. The business has a strong position in its chosen markets and I look forward to helping to drive through the transformation that the management team has already begun."

Regulatory disclosures
In accordance with Schedule 2(g) of the AIM Rules, Christopher Michael Renwick Stone (aged 55) holds or has held in the past 5 years the following directorships and partnerships: 

Current                                           Past five years

ERM Events Limited                      Cityfibre plc
Event Rider Masters Limited        CSR Limited
Hatch Farm Land Limited             Noostar Limited
Hatch Farm Trading Limited         Radius Bido Limited
NCC Group Plc                               Radius Debtco Limited
Pet Lamb Holdings Limited           Radius Holdco Limited
Rebus HR Group Limited              Radius Midco Limited
Qorex Limited                                Radius Pledgeco Limited
Tattleton Services Limited
Zighy Holdings Limited

Chris Stone was appointed as a director of Fitness First Finance Limited (subsequently renamed Moray Finance Limited) in 15 February 2012. In 31 May 2012 the company entered into a company voluntary arrangement with its creditors.

Save for the disclosures above, there are no further disclosures to be made in accordance with Rule 17 and Schedule 2(g) of the AIM Rules.


Idox plc                                                           +44 (0) 870 333 7101
Chris Stone, Non-Executive Chairman
David Meaden, Chief Executive
Rob Grubb, Chief Financial Officer 

N+1 Singer (NOMAD and Broker)                 +44 (0) 20 7496 3000
Shaun Dobson
Jen Boorer 

About Idox plc

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Updated: 22 November 2018

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