Next15 Communications appoints Genevieve Shore as Non-Executive Director

– UK, London – Next Fifteen Communications Group plc (AIM:NFC), the digital communications group, announces the appointment of Genevieve Shore as Non-Executive Director of the Company, effective from 1 February 2015. Genevieve will Chair the Remuneration Committee and act as member of the Nomination and Audit Committees of the Board.

Announcing the appointment, Richard Eyre, Chairman of the Company, said: “We are delighted to welcome Genevieve to the Next 15 Board. With her extensive digital, technology and commercial experience in the media and technology sectors, Genevieve will be a valuable addition to the Board.”

Genevieve was appointed non-executive director of Group PLC (LSE:MONY) in September 2014 and she has been a non-executive director of STV Group plc (LSE:STVG) since March 2012 where she chairs its remuneration committee. Genevieve was appointed to the advisory board of Great Fridays, an innovative product and service design company, in September 2014.

Genevieve has previously held senior leadership roles at Pearson PLC including chief information officer, chief product officer and chief digital officer.

Next 15 also announces that Margit Wennmachers, who has served on the Board of the Company since 2011, has resigned from the Board with effect from 1 February 2015. Margit will continue to be an advisor to the Company.

Richard Eyre said: “On behalf of the Board, I wish to thank Margit for her valuable contributions as a Non-Executive Director. Next 15 has benefited greatly from her experience and insight and we wish her every success in the future. I am delighted that Margit will continue to be an advisor to Next 15”.

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