Share Name Share Symbol Market Type Share ISIN Share Description
Blue Prism Group Plc LSE:PRSM London Ordinary Share GB00BYQ0HV16 ORD 1P
  Price Change % Change Share Price Bid Price Offer Price High Price Low Price Open Price Shares Traded Last Trade
  -44.00p -4.85% 864.00p 865.00p 868.00p 924.50p 859.00p 914.50p 1,053,544 16:35:01
Industry Sector Turnover (m) Profit (m) EPS - Basic PE Ratio Market Cap (m)
Software & Computer Services 55.2 -26.0 -39.9 - 665

Blue Prism Group PLC Director/PDMR Shareholding

19/08/2019 7:00am

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Blue Prism Group PLC

19 August 2019

19 August 2019

Blue Prism Group plc

("Blue Prism" or the "Group")


Blue Prism (AIM: PRSM), a global leader in Robotic Process Automation today announces that Eric Verniaut has joined the company as Chief Operating Officer.

Eric is a veteran enterprise software executive, with 30 years' experience in the industry. Most recently, Eric has spent 8 years at SAP, where he was Chief Business Officer for EMEA, MEE and Greater China.

In his role as Chief Operating Officer Eric will take overall responsibility for go-to-market operations, including sales, field marketing, partner management, globalization, customer service and support. He will report into Alastair Bathgate, CEO.

PDMR Shareholding

Upon Eric's appointment Blue Prism has made the following Long Term Incentive Plan ("LTIP") awards in respect of ordinary shares of 1 penny each in the Group ("Ordinary Shares").

 Type of LTIP award    Number of Ordinary Shares 
 Performance Shares    76,989 
 Restricted Shares     153,978 

The Performance Share award is made under the Group's 2019 LTIP and is subject to performance conditions and to a vesting period running until 31 January 2022 in the same manner as other awards made under that LTIP. Further details of the applicable performance conditions are provided in the Group's annual report for the year ended 31 October 2018.

The Restricted Share award is a one-time award made on appointment, and vesting of the award is subject only to continued employment by the Group. Half of the Ordinary Shares under the award are subject to a vesting period of one year, followed by a mandatory holding period of a further year. The other half of the Ordinary Shares under the award are subject to a vesting period of two years.

 1.     Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person 
         closely associated 
 (a)    Name                                       Eric Verniaut 
       -----------------------------------------  ------------------------------------- 
 2.     Reason for the notification 
 (a)    Position/status                            Chief Operating Officer 
       -----------------------------------------  ------------------------------------- 
 (b)    Initial notification/                      Initial notification 
       -----------------------------------------  ------------------------------------- 
 3.     Details of the issuer 
 (a)    Name                                       BLUE PRISM GROUP PLC 
       -----------------------------------------  ------------------------------------- 
 (b)    LEI                                        2138006DQE9FNUW8KO83 
       -----------------------------------------  ------------------------------------- 
 4.     Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated 
         for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; 
         (iii) each date; and (iv) each place where transactions 
         have been conducted 
 (a)    Description of                             Ordinary shares of GBP0.01 each 
         the Financial 
       -----------------------------------------  ------------------------------------- 
 (b)    Identification                             GB00BYQ0HV16 
         code of the Financial 
       -----------------------------------------  ------------------------------------- 
 (c)    Nature of the                              Contingent share award under LTIP 
       -----------------------------------------  ------------------------------------- 
 (d)    Price(s) and volume(s)                     Price(s)            Volume(s) 
                                                  ------------------  ----------------- 
   Nil                                                                 230,967 
  ------------------------------------------------------------------  ----------------- 
 (e)    Aggregated information 
          *    Aggregated volume 
         - Price 
       -------------------------------------------------------------  ----------------- 
 (f)    Date of the transaction                    19 August 2019 
       -----------------------------------------  ------------------------------------- 
 (g)    Place of the transaction                   Outside a trading venue 
       -----------------------------------------  ------------------------------------- 


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