RNS – Non-Executive Director Appointment
17th May 2017
INTERCEDE GROUP plc
(“Intercede”, or the “Group”)
Non-Executive Director Appointment
Intercede, the leading specialist in digital identity, credential management and secure mobility, is pleased to announce that Charles (“Chuck”) Pol has agreed to join the board as a non-executive director with effect from 1 June 2017, subject to due diligence and Nomad checks.
He has recently served as Chairperson of Vodafone Americas, a role he has held since 2013 and in which he has led the development of applications for the Internet of Things (“IoT”). Chuck joined Vodafone Americas as President of its Global Enterprise division where he built a US-wide mobile business focused exclusively on Enterprises.
Prior to Vodafone Americas, Chuck held senior roles at BT Americas including Chief Operating Officer and President. On leaving BT in 2008, Chuck was President of BT Global Financial Services where he was responsible for BT’s relationships with the top 40 global investment banks.
On appointment, it is intended that Chuck will become Intercede’s Senior Independent Director, reflecting his considerable experience within the North American technology and telecoms industries. Under the terms of his engagement he will also work in a senior sales consulting role and mentor Intercede’s sales leadership.
Commenting on the appointment, Richard Parris, Chairman and CEO of Intercede, said;
“We are delighted to secure Chuck as a non-executive director for Intercede. He brings a wealth of experience from senior roles in our critical North American markets. Chuck’s enthusiasm for our prospects mirrors our own and his counsel will be invaluable as Intercede develops its leading software and services for the growing number of opportunities the Group now faces.”
Chuck Pol added;
“Intercede represents the future of digital trust and, in my opinion, the Group’s potential across a range of markets is considerable. I am honoured to be asked to join the board and to be able to offer my guidance to such a strong management team. I very much look forward to working with Intercede in what promises to be an exciting phase in its development.”
The Company will make a further RNS announcement in due course detailing the disclosures required under Schedule 2(g) of the AIM Rules for Companies.
|Intercede Group plc||Tel: +44 (0) 1455 558 111|
|Richard Parris||Chairman & Chief Executive|
|Andrew Walker||Finance Director|
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|Stuart Andrews||Corporate Finance|
|Simon Hicks||Corporate Finance|
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Intercede is a software and service company specializing in identity, credential management and secure mobility. Its solutions create a foundation of trust between connected people, devices and apps and combine expertise with innovation to provide world-class cybersecurity. Intercede has been delivering solutions to high profile customers, from the US and UK governments to some of the world’s largest corporations, telecommunications providers and information technology firms, for over 20 years. Intercede’s product portfolio includes MyID, an identity and credential management system that assigns trusted digital identities to employees citizens and machines. In 2015, Intercede launched MyTAM, enabling trusted applications to be loaded into a mobile device’s Trusted Execution Environment (TEE), providing hardware-level security for Android apps. In 2016, Intercede launched RapID, a secure, easy to implement authentication service for mobile apps and cloud services to completely eliminate the need for passwords.
For more information visit: www.intercede.com
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