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First Derivatives PLC Statement regarding Brian Conlon

17/05/2019 7:00am

UK Regulatory (RNS & others)


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First Derivatives PLC

17 May 2019

17 May 2019

First Derivatives plc

("FD" or the "Group")

Statement regarding Brian Conlon

FD (AIM: FDP.L, Euronext Growth: FDP.I) announces that Brian Conlon, Chief Executive Officer, has recently been diagnosed with cancer. Brian will remain as Chief Executive Officer during his ongoing weekly treatment, which includes chemotherapy. This treatment is expected to last a number of months.

Seamus Keating, Chairman of FD, said: "The Board has set a clear strategy and the Executive Committee, led by Brian, has delivered strong execution of that strategy year-on-year. During the period of his treatment I will provide additional executive and governance support and I am confident that Brian and his team will continue to execute the Group's growth plans successfully."

Enquiries

For further information please contact:

 
First Derivatives plc                                     +44(0)28 3025 2242 
 Brian Conlon, Chief Executive Officer              www.firstderivatives.com 
 Graham Ferguson, Chief Financial Officer 
 Ian Mitchell, Head of Investor Relations 
 
Investec Bank plc (Nominated Adviser and Broker) 
 Andrew Pinder 
 Carlton Nelson                                               +44 (0)20 7597 
 Sebastian Lawrence                                                     5970 
 
Goodbody (Euronext Growth Adviser and Broker) 
 David Kearney 
 Finbarr Griffin                                             +353 1 667 0420 
 
FTI Consulting 
 Matt Dixon 
 Dwight Burden 
 Darius Alexander                                             +44 (0)20 3727 
 Niamh Fogarty                                                          1000 
 
 

About FD

FD is a global technology provider with 20 years of experience working with some of the world's largest finance, technology, retail, pharma, manufacturing and energy institutions. The Group's Kx technology, incorporating the kdb+ time-series database, is a leader in high-performance, in-memory computing, streaming analytics and operational intelligence. Kx delivers the best possible performance and flexibility for high-volume, data-intensive analytics and applications across multiple industries. FD operates from 14 offices across Europe, North America and Asia Pacific, including its headquarters in Newry, and employs more than 2,400 people worldwide.

For further information, please visit www.firstderivatives.com and www.kx.com

This information is provided by RNS, the news service of the London Stock Exchange. RNS is approved by the Financial Conduct Authority to act as a Primary Information Provider in the United Kingdom. Terms and conditions relating to the use and distribution of this information may apply. For further information, please contact rns@lseg.com or visit www.rns.com.

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