D4T4 Solutions appoints Peter Whiting to its Board as Non-Executive Director

– UK, Sunbury-on-Thames – D4t4 Solutions Plc (AiM:D4T4) today announced the further strengthening of the Main Board with the appointment of Peter Whiting as a Non-Executive Director with immediate effect.

Educated at Lincoln College Oxford he gained a BA (Hons) in 1986. Having spent some time in industry he chose a career in the City, becoming a research analyst specialising in the technology, engineering and automotive sectors. In 2000 he joined UBS Research and, in 2004 he was promoted to co-manage the pan-European mid and small cap team. He went on to take up the role of Chief Operating Officer, European Equity Research at UBS, a position he held until 2011. Since 2012, Peter has focused his energy and skills set building a portfolio of activities where he has been able to use his experience and knowledge both in the public and private company arena.

Over a 30-year career, Peter has gained extensive financial and commercial experience. His core skills are centred around the financial services and technology industries; he has the proven ability to quickly understand complex technologies and their applications and at the same time successfully developed strong inter-personal and management skills which have enabled him to build a technology-led NED portfolio. His current director positions and those held in the last five years are listed below.

D4T4’s Non-Executive Chairman, Peter Simmonds said: “We are delighted to welcome Peter to the Board and we look forward to working with him. His wealth of experience gained in the technology and financial sectors on an international platform adds wider knowledge and expertise to the team.”

Commenting on the appointment, Peter Kear CEO added: “On behalf of everyone in the group I would like to welcome Peter to the business; his wise counsel and business acumen will be an asset to our business as we continue to focus on the delivery of our strategy and to develop the many opportunities that we have that will deliver sustainable growth.”

About D4t4 Solutions Plc

D4t4 Solutions Plc operates within the fast-growing data and analytics market. This market encompasses ‘big data’, artificial intelligence, machine learning and the business intelligence market; this market which has been estimated to be valued at U$150 billion by the global independent analyst International Data Corporation (IDC), with a projected growth of 11.9% annually until 2020 when the market is anticipated to be worth U$210 billion.

The business is focused on the finance and consumer sectors. The specific areas of focus for D4t4 are data and analytics related to the collection of data on how consumers interact with digital channels, the management and analysis of that data and the implementation of cost effective platforms to assist companies get real value from their data assets. Celebrus, our software product, is a customer data platform that is in a market, according to research by the Customer Data Platform Institute (CPDI), that is expected to grow from £300m in 2016 to £1bn in 2019.

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