FireAngel appoints Andrew Blazye to its Board of Directors as Non-Executive Chair alongside Neil Radley joining as group CEO

– UK, Coventry –  FireAngel Safety Technology Group plc (LON: FA), a leading developer and supplier of home safety products, today announced the appointments of Andrew Blazye and Neil Radley to its Board as Non-Executive Chair and Chief Executive respectively effective from 7 June 2023.

The company also announced the resignation of John Conoley from the Board with immediate effect.

“We are pleased to welcome Andrew and Neil to the Board and look forward to working with them as we continue to deliver on our strategy. They bring a range of experience and skills spanning multiple sectors and both will be valuable additions,” said Senior Independent Director, Simon Herrick.

About Andrew Blazye

Andrew Blazye is currently the Executive Chair of Aryza Group Limited, the provider of insolvency and loan management software products to the financial services sectors in the UK, Europe, Canada and Australia. Previously, amongst other roles, He was the Executive Chair of Universe Group plc, an AIM quoted provider of transaction products and services to the retail industry, which was sold in January 2022 to Inform Information Systems Limited. For more than 12 years, Andrew was a member of the global executive team at FLEETCOR, a US Fortune 500 specialty payments business. As European CEO, he set up the FLEETCOR business in Europe.

About Neil Radley

Neil Radley has over 20 years’ experience in the finance, retail and technology sectors. He was previously the CEO of Universe Group plc, an AIM quoted provider of transaction products and services to the retail industry, which was sold in January 2022 to Inform Information Systems Limited for £33.1 million which represented a premium of 129 per cent, to the Universe share price on the business day preceding the announcement of the sale. Previously, he was Chair and CEO of Jaja Finance Limited, a fintech company providing digital and physical credit cards, guiding them through the creation and launch of the UK business and subsequent purchase of the Bank of Ireland UK card portfolio. Neil has previously held several senior roles at Barclays Bank in their Barclaycard division both in the UK and Europe. He qualified as an accountant with PwC.

About FireAngel Safety Technology Group plc

FireAngel’s mission is to protect and save lives by making innovative home safety products which are simple and accessible. FireAngel is one of the market leaders in the European home safety products market.

FireAngel’s principal products are connected smoke alarms, CO alarms, heat alarms and accessories. The Company has an extensive portfolio of patented intellectual property in Europe, the US and other selected territories. Products are sold under FireAngel’s leading brands of FireAngel, FireAngel Pro, FireAngel Specification and AngelEye.


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