Elektron Technology appoints Tony Harris as Non-Executive Director

– UK, Cambridge – Elektron Technology plc (AIM: EKT, “Elektron”), the global technology group, has appointed Anthony (“Tony”) Gordon Harris as a non-executive director, with immediate effect. Tony is also appointed Chairman of the Audit Committee in place of Ric Piper who becomes Chairman of the Remuneration Committee.

Noah Franklin has also notified the Board that he intends step down as CFO once arrangements are made to appoint a successor.

Tony’s extensive experience includes senior executive roles in a number of global technology and distribution companies including ADT plc, NTL Inc, BT plc and DHL. He has served as a non-executive director of Telspec plc, Norbain Group Ltd and the Audit Commission and is currently a non-executive Director of DEX Corporation, Empire World Trade Holdings Ltd, WRFC Trading Ltd and the Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

Simon Acland, a non-executive director, has stepped down from the Board with immediate effect as previously announced.

Keith Daley, Chairman commented: “We are delighted to welcome Tony. His varied business experience further strengthens the Board. Simon leaves the Board with our thanks, as does Noah who after two years with the Group has decided to leave us once a successor is in place.”

About Elektron Technology

Elektron Technology is a global designer and manufacturer of precision engineered products which enable two of the most important technology areas of the always-on, networked economy: Connectivity and Instrumentation, Monitoring and Control (‘IMC’).

The Group has a broad portfolio of brands which are recognised leaders in their markets, playing a critical role in many industries from underwater construction to food preparation, semiconductor manufacture to emergency vehicle systems. The Group’s products are sold worldwide to over 7,000 customers, around 100,000 end-users, and used in all seven continents and in space.

Elektron Technology is headquartered in Cambridge and traded on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange.

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