Midwich Group appoints Hilary Wright to its Board as Independent Non-Executive Director

– UK, Diss – Midwich Group PLC (AIM:MIDW), the leading specialist audio visual and document solutions distributor to the trade market is pleased to announce that Hilary Wright is joining the Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director from 9 March 2018. Upon her appointment Hilary will be a member of the Group’s Audit, Nomination and Remuneration committees.

Hilary was appointed Group HR Director at Domino Printing Sciences in 2016, prior to which she was Executive Vice President of HR at Aveva Group plc. She has also held senior positions at Pi Group Limited and C&A.

Hilary is a senior HR professional and has held both strategic and operational roles across a range of sectors, incorporating technology, engineering, retail and distribution. In addition to a wealth of industry experience, as a Graduate and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, Hilary extends and complements the skills of the Board of Midwich.

Andrew Herbert, Non-Executive Chairman commented: “We are delighted to announce the appointment of Hilary Wright as a third independent Non-Executive Director at Midwich. Hilary’s experience in high growth international businesses, in particular in the development of people and organisational capability, will be an invaluable addition to our highly successful team.”

About Midwich Group PLC

Midwich is a specialist AV and document solutions distributor to the trade market, with operations in the UK and Ireland, France, Germany, Iberia, the Benelux and Australasia. The Group’s long-standing relationships with over 300 vendors, including blue-chip organisations such as Samsung, LG, Epson and NEC, supports a comprehensive product portfolio across major audio visual categories such as large format displays, projectors, digital signage and printers. The Group operates as the sole or largest in-country distributor for a number of its vendors in their respective product sets. The Directors attribute this position to the Group’s technical expertise, extensive product knowledge and strong customer service offering built up over a number of years. The Group has a large and diverse base in excess of 10,000 customers, most of which are professional AV integrators and IT resellers serving sectors such as corporate, education, retail, residential and hospitality. Although the Group does not sell directly to end users, it believes that the majority of its products are used by commercial and educational establishments rather than consumers.

Initially a UK only distributor, the Group now has over 700 employees across the UK, Germany, France, Ireland, Iberia, the Benelux, Australia and New Zealand. A core component of the Group’s growth strategy is further expansion of its international operations and footprint into strategically targeted jurisdictions.

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