Wilmington announces Mark Milner to its Board of Directors as CEO alongside Martin Morgan stepping to Non-Executive Chairman

– UK, London –  Wilmington Plc (LON: WIL), the provider of information, education and networking services in Risk & Compliance, Professional and Healthcare knowledge areas, today announced that Mark Milner will join the Board on 1 July 2019 as Chief Executive Officer of the Company.

At the same time, Martin Morgan, currently Executive Chairman will revert to his previous position as Non-executive Chairman.

Martin Morgan, Chairman, commented: “Following a thorough independent external search process, we are delighted that Mark Milner is joining us as CEO. This is an important point in Wilmington’s evolution and Mark’s experience in both sales and operations in digital media businesses will be hugely valuable to us during this stage of our development.”

About Mark Milner

Mark Milner joins Wilmington from Daily Mail and General Trust plc where he has been since 2001 in a number of senior roles including from 2013 to 2018 as Chief Executive Officer of its property information division, Landmark Information Group. Prior to this, whilst at DMGT, Mark was CEO of the Digital Property Group, responsible for running its consumer-focused property portals, PrimeLocation, Findaproperty, and Globrix until their merger with Zoopla in 2012.

Between 2001 and 2008 Mark held a variety of positions at Associated Northcliffe Digital Ltd, becoming Managing Director of the Specialist Division. His early career was spent in commercial and sales roles in the newspaper industry.

Mark Milner, said: “I am excited to be joining Wilmington. The group has some very strong brands and leading market positions and I look forward to building on this and driving the organic growth plan for the Group that Martin has already set out.”

About Wilmington plc

Wilmington is the recognised knowledge leader and partner of choice for information, education and networking in Risk & Compliance, Professional and Healthcare areas. Wilmington employs close to 1,000 people and operates in 120 countries. Wilmington plc is a premium listed company on the main market of the London Stock Exchange.

For more information: https://www.wilmingtonplc.com

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