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Intercede Group plc

(Intercede”, the “Group” or the “Company”)

Intercede, the leading specialist in digital identity, credential management and secure mobility, is pleased to announce that Royston Hoggarth, Non-Executive Director of the Company will succeed Chuck Pol as the Company’s Chairman. Chuck Pol has been Chairman for the last four years, during which time the Group has considerably strengthened its market position and is now well positioned for the future. Chuck will step back into a Non-Executive role with immediate effect.

The Company is also delighted to announce the appointment of Tina Whitley as Independent Non-Executive Director with effect from 1 July 2022. Tina has over 30 years’ experience across the information technology sector. She currently holds the position of CEO at NEC Software Solutions, a provider of specialist software and services for the public sector. Previously she was the Managing Director responsible for the Capita SIMS Further Education and Libraries businesses and, prior to Capita Group, she was Director of Operations at Convergys. She has extensive commercial, operational and technical experience.

Intercede CEO Klaas van der Leest said:

“I am delighted that Royston has elected to step up to the role of Chairman. Having worked with Royston for many years, I am looking forward to working more closely through the next phase of Intercede’s strategic development. On behalf of the Board, I want to thank Chuck for his support and leadership as Chairman during what was a very challenging time for the Group.”

“We are delighted to announce Tina’s appointment as Non-Executive Director. She brings extensive relevant experience which will be of great value as we look to execute our growth plans.“


Intercede Group plc Tel. + 44 (0)1455 558111
Klaas van der Leest CEO
Nitil Patel CFO
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Simon Hicks/Fergus Sullivan Corporate Finance
Tim Redfern/Charlotte Sutcliffe ECM

Regulatory disclosures

The following information regarding Tina Jane Whitley, aged 53, is disclosed under Schedule 2(g) of the AIM Rules for Companies: 

Current Directorships Directorships held in past 5 years
APD Communications Limited (None)
APD Mobile Data Limited
Argon NPS (Holdings) Limited
Argon NPS Limited
Argon Topco Limited
Charter Systems Limited
Digital Healthcare Limited
Garden Private Holdings Limited
Health Information Systems (UK) Limited
i2N Ltd
Medical Imaging UK Limited
MIDRSS Limited
NEC Software Solutions ANZ Pty Limited
NEC Software Solutions Canada Limited
NEC Software Solutions India Pvt Limited
NEC Software Solutions UK Limited
Northgate Public Services Limited
NPS (Holdings) Limited
NPS (UK11) Limited
NPS (UK13) Limited
Rave Technologies (UK) Limited
Rave Technologies USA Inc
SX3 Limited
Vantage Diagnostics Ltd
Vantage Health Limited
We Are Snook Limited

There are no other matters which are required to be announced under Schedule 2(g) of the AIM Rules for Companies.

About Intercede

Intercede is a cybersecurity company specialising in digital identities, derived credentials and access control, enabling digital trust in a mobile world.

Headquartered in the UK, with offices in the US, we believe in a connected world in which people and technology are free to exchange information securely, and complex insecure passwords become a thing of the past.

Our vision is to make the highest levels of cybersecurity available to organizations and consumers alike, solving complexity and scalability issues by managing high volumes of digital credentials.

We have been delivering trusted solutions to high profile customers for over 20 years. Our team of experts has deployed millions of identities to governments, most of the largest aerospace and defence corporations, and major financial services and healthcare organizations, as well as leading telecommunications, cloud services and information technology firms, providing industry-leading employee and customer credential management systems.

For more information visit: www.intercede.com

This announcement contains inside information for the purposes of Article 7 of the Market Abuse Regulation (EU) 596/2014 as it forms part of UK domestic law by virtue of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (“MAR”), and is disclosed in accordance with the company’s obligations under Article 17 of MAR.

Trusted by Governments and Enterprises Worldwide

Where protecting systems and information really matters, you will find Intercede.  Whether its citizen data, aerospace and defence systems, high-value financial transactions, intellectual property or air traffic control, we are proud that many leading organisations around the world choose Intercede solutions to protect themselves against data breach, comply with regulations and ensure business continuity.