Christie Group welcomes Simon Herrick to its Board as Independent Director

– UK, London –  Christie Group plc (LON: CTG), the leading provider of Professional & Financial Services and Stock & Inventory Systems & Services to the hospitality, leisure, healthcare, medical, childcare, & education and retail sectors, today announced the appointment of Simon Herrick to its Board as an Independent Non-Executive director with effect from 1 May 2021.

“We are very pleased to be welcoming Simon to our Board and we look forward to benefitting from his particular experience in the retail & technology sectors, as well as the insight we believe he will be able to bring from a career in a broad range of senior roles.” said Chairman and CEO, David Rugg.

About Simon Herrick

Simon Herrick has over thirty years’ experience in senior finance roles in multinational FMCG, property, consultancy, food, software, manufacturing and retail sectors. His experience covers AIM and plc environments, refinancing, governance, strategy, international, capital markets, control, risk, audit and finance, pension, remuneration, business and digital transformation and driving profitable growth and cost management.

Simon is a Chartered Accountant and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, has an MBA and Diploma of the Chartered Institute of Marketing and a B.Sc. (Hons) in Microbiology. He has held a variety of executive positions, with his most recent position being with Blancco Technology Group plc, before pursuing a career as a Non-executive Director. Simon currently holds two non-executive directorships, Biome Technologies plc, FireAngel Safety Technology plc and Ramsden Holdings plc and has experience of both Audit and Remuneration Committee Chair positions.

About Christie Group plc

Christie Group plc, quoted on AIM, is a leading professional business services group with 40 offices across the UK and Europe, catering to its specialist markets in the hospitality, leisure, healthcare, medical, childcare & education and retail sectors.

Christie Group operates in two complementary business divisions: Professional & Financial Services (PFS) and Stock & Inventory Systems & Services (SISS). These divisions trade under the brand names: PFS – Christie & Co, Pinders, Christie Finance and Christie Insurance: SISS – Orridge, Venners and Vennersys.

Tracing its origins back to 1846, the Group has a long-established reputation for offering valued services to client companies in agency, valuation services, investment, consultancy, project management, multi-functional trading systems and online ticketing services, stock audit and inventory management. The diversity of these services provides a natural balance to the Group’s core agency business.

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