dotDigital Group appoints John Conoley to its Board of Directors as Non-Executive Chairman

– UK, Croydon –  Dotdigital Group plc (LON: DOTD), the leading ‘SaaS’ provider of omnichannel marketing automation and customer engagement platform, today announced the appointment of John Conoley to its Board as Non-Executive Chair, effective immediately, replacing Mike O’Leary who retired from the Board from today.

“John brings with him a wealth of experience in growing international businesses and has a track record of accelerating growth through strategic M&A. He was the stand-out candidate in terms of sector and public company experience and has the right personality to drive the Group forward and help it achieve its growth ambitions. I am excited to work with someone of John’s calibre and have no doubt the Group will go from strength to strength under his counsel.,” said CEO Milan Patel.

About John Conoley

John brings to Dotdigital significant Board level experience of both main market and AIM-quoted businesses, as well as deep industry experience following an extensive career spanning various roles within the technology sector. John Conoley has an established track record of growing businesses and delivering value creation.

John Conoley is currently Executive Chair of AIM-listed FireAngel Safety Technology PLC. John’s previous experience includes being CEO of Psion PLC, an international mobile device manufacturer, from 2008 until its sale to Motorola in 2012; Non-Executive Director of AIM-listed NetDimensions, a human-capital management software and services business, from 2016 until its competitive sale process in 2017; Non-Executive Chairman of Parity Group PLC, the AIM-quoted recruitment and IT services company, from 2017 to 2020; and Non-Executive Director and Chair of Wameja Limited (formerly eServGlobal) from 2013 to 2021, during which time John oversaw a joint venture with Mastercard (HomeSend) of which John also sat on the board as Non-Executive Director.

John Conoley commented: “Dotdigital is a fantastic brand with a proven business model and clear strategy to grow market share internationally. I have been impressed by the passion and dedication of Milan and the rest of the Board – they have a clear vision for where they want to take the business and I look forward to working alongside them. Dotdigital has all the attributes necessary to become one of the leading names in UK tech and I am excited to have the opportunity to play a part in helping it realize its potential while creating value for shareholders.”

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