11 April 2018
INTERCEDE GROUP plc
('Intercede', the ‘Company' or the ‘Group')
Appointment of Chief Executive
Intercede, the software and service company specialising in identity, credential management and secure mobility is pleased to announce that Klaas van der Leest has been appointed as Chief Executive with immediate effect.
Klaas is an experienced executive with extensive sales, marketing, business development and general management experience in IT and IT services. He has significant international knowledge and experience as a result of various roles with remits across EMEA, Asia-Pac and North America.
Klaas has worked for a number of large and small, quoted and privately owned organisations in market leading and turnaround situations including CA Technologies, Intelecom UK, Amulet Hotkey, Global Crossing, Attenda and Logica. He has proven expertise in the development and execution of national and international sales growth, 'go to market' initiatives and customer focused expansion strategies.
Chuck Pol, Non-Executive Chairman of Intercede said:
"We are delighted to secure Klaas as Intercede's new Chief Executive. He has an outstanding track record in driving sales, service delivery and operations across Cloud, SaaS, Managed Services, IT Services and Software Businesses."
Intercede Group plc Tel. +44 (0)1455 558 111
Klaas van der Leest, Chief Executive
Andrew Walker, Finance Director
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Stuart Andrews, Corporate Finance
Simon Hicks, Corporate Finance
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
The information communicated in this announcement contains inside information for the purposes of Article 7 of the Market Abuse Regulation (EU) No. 596/2014.
The following information regarding the appointment of Klaas Peter van der Leest, aged 51, is disclosed under Schedule 2(g) of the AIM Rules for Companies:
Current directorships and/or partnerships:
Former directorships and/or partnerships (within the last five years):
Mr van der Leest does not hold any ordinary shares in the Company.
There are no further disclosures required under Schedule 2(g) of the AIM Rules for Companies.