RNS Number : 1321Y
27 February 2012
27 February 2012
("COMS" or the "Company")
COMS Plc, a provider of internet telephony services to business customers, is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Cook, a managing consultant to MXC Capital Limited, as a Non-Executive Director. COMS also announces that Justin Drummond has stepped down from the Board of COMS, as a Non-Executive Director, to focus on his other business interests.
Commenting on the changes, Richard Bennett, CEO, stated: 'I am very pleased to welcome Paul Cook to the Board of COMS. His knowledge and experience will be a valuable asset to the Group as we continue to develop the business.'
'Paul has over 25 years' experience in VoIP, Telecoms, Media and Technology Market Places. Paul's experience includes senior Sales and Management positions with IBM, GE Capital, Kingston Communications and Fusion AI Partners. Paul will become MXC Capital's nominated director on the COMS Board, supporting the Group in both its strategic development and in various M&A activities'.
'I would also like to take this opportunity, on behalf of the Board, to thank Justin Drummond, who is stepping down from the Board, for all his work and contributions over the years to the Company and wish him every continued success in his other ventures'.
In accordance with the AIM Rules, further information in relation to Paul Cook, which is required to be disclosed, is set out below. Save for the information disclosed, there is no other information falling to be disclosed under schedule two, paragraph (g) of the AIM Rules.
Full Name and Age: Paul Michael Cook (aged 51).
Interest in the Company's Shares: Paul Cook has no interest in the ordinary shares of 0.1p each in COMS
Directorships and Partnerships: Paul Cook has held the following directorships or partnerships within the last five years.
Accelerator Limited Reedham Park Sports Club Limited
Etheios Holdings Limited
COMS Plc Tel: +44 20 7148 3000
Jason Drummond - Chairman
Richard Bennett - CEO
Northland Capital Partners Limited Tel: + 44 20 7796 8800
Luke Cairns / Rod Venables (Nomad)
Katie Shelton (Joint Broker)
XCAP Securities Tel: + 44 207 101 7070
Karen Kelly (Joint Broker)
Newgate Threadneedle Communications
Graham Herring Tel: +44 (0) 20 7653 9858
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