– UK – NAHL Group PLC (AIM: NAH), the leading UK consumer marketing business focused on the Personal Injury market, is pleased to announce the appointment of Gillian Kent as an independent Non-Executive Director with immediate effect.

Ms Kent joins following an executive career of over 20 years in the digital and online sectors, including senior roles at Microsoft, where she was Managing Director of MSN UK, which created one of the UK’s largest online services businesses. Both at Microsoft and in a range of other businesses, including media, fashion, and as CEO of Propertyfinder.com, she established her expertise in building markets and brands for online consumer products and web-based applications. She is currently an independent non-executive director at Pendragon plc and a director of Skadoosh Limited. 

Ms Kent will serve on the Company’s Audit, Nomination and Remuneration Committees. It is the intention that Ms Kent will chair the Remuneration Committee with effect from the 2015 Annual General Meeting. 

Steve Halbert, Chairman of NAHL, said: “As highlighted at the time of our admission to AIM earlier this year, the Company has been seeking an individual with the appropriate level of quoted company and industry experience to join the Board. Gillian’s in-depth knowledge of digital markets and understanding of consumer behaviours, coupled with her corporate experience, are a welcome addition to our Board. We look forward to working with Gillian in the next phase of our development.”

About NAHL Group

NAHL is a leading UK consumer marketing business focused on the UK Personal Injury market, advertising through its core brand – National Accident Helpline. Having been established in 1993, the Group’s business has grown to become the largest outsourced marketing services provider to the Personal Injury market – a market which is valued at approximately £3 billion in fees generated mainly by law firms. NAHL’s core business model is based on enquiry origination through direct response marketing, connecting claimants who have been injured in non-fault accidents with specialist law firms.

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