Defenx appoints Nic Hellyer and Giorgio Beretta to its Board as Non-Executive Directors

– UK, London – Defenx Plc (AIM: DFX), the cyber-security software group today announced that further to the announcement made on 11 July 2018, it has appointed Nic Hellyer and Giorgio Beretta as Non-executive Directors to strengthen the Company’s board of directors with immediate effect.

Following the appointment of Nic Hellyer and Giorgio Beretta the Board comprises:
Anthony Reeves – Interim Executive Chairman
R affaele Boccardo – Interim Executive Deputy Chairman
Nic Hellyer – Non-executive Director
Giorgio Beretta – Non-executive Director

Nicholos (“Nic”) James Hellyer is a Chartered Accountant and investment banker with over 25 years’ experience. Nic spent the majority of his banking career at UBS and HSBC and is currently a partner at Opus Corporate Finance and Finance Director of AIM quoted Pelatro Plc, the global precision marketing software specialist.

Giorgio Beretta is a qualified accountant with over 30 years’ experience and is a partner at BDO Italia. He has a breadth of public company and advisory experience, having advised on numerous IPOs, M&A transactions and fund raisings, as well as sitting as Chairman of VR Way SA, the first AIM Milan listed company.

Interim Executive Chairman of Defenx plc, Anthony Reeves, commented: “We continue to strengthen the Defenx Board with key appointments. Nic and Giorgio bring with them a wealth of knowledge and experience of the public markets and we look forward to working with them.

“We continue to work towards finalising the appointment of a permanent CEO for the Company, as well as the publication of our report and accounts for the year ended 31 December 2017.”

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