Dods Group appoints Michael Higgins to Board as independent Non-Executive Director

– UK, London – Dods (Group) plc is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Higgins as independent non-executive Chairman of Dods with immediate effect.

Michael Higgins, 57, has over 25 years’ experience of advising and working with public companies including 15 years as a partner and senior advisor at KPMG.  Michael currently holds a variety of senior positions for a range of public companies including non-executive Chairman of Ebiquity plc, an independent marketing performance specialist, and non-executive director of Arria NLG plc, a software development business. Michael has also engaged in strategic advisory roles to publishing businesses including Torcello Limited and Inspiratia, an online publishing venture focussing on the infrastructure finance market.

Michael has an MA in Economics and Politics from Cambridge University and qualified as an accountant with Price Waterhouse in 1981.

Andrew Wilson, interim Chairman, said “I am delighted Michael has agreed to join the board as the independent, non-executive Chairman. His experience in guiding companies in the media, marketing and publishing sectors will be of great value to Dods.”

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