8/4/2019, 8:30 am ADMIN
Plexure Group Limited (NZX:PLX) is pleased to announce the appointment of Robert Bell as a Non-Executive Director, effective 8 April 2019.
The appointment, made by the Board, fills a casual vacancy created by the resignation of Tim Cook in 2018. As required by NZX Listing Rule 3.3.2 (2017), the Board has determined that Robert is an independent director.
Robert holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Auckland, is a Chartered Accountant and Member of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, and a Member of the New Zealand Institute of Directors.
Robert is a skilled businessman with broad experience in finance, operations, sales and change management. At ECO Products Group Limited he was CFO from September 2010 to November 2017, and subsequently Director HRV until January 2019. Robert was a Director of the HRV Group of Companies from November 2014 to March 2017, when he managed the successful sale of Eco Products to Vector Limited. Prior roles have included CFO and COO responsibilities in New Zealand, America and England across a broad range of business sectors including, technology, property, manufacturing and investment banking. Robert’s experience also includes M&A and he has successfully completed numerous debt and capital raisings. He is currently the Managing Director of Viand Group, an Auckland based artisan smallgoods manufacturer.
Plexure Chair Phil Norman commented: “Robert brings to the Board a great blend of experience and knowledge. He has worked with high-growth companies, has proven financial, commercial, leadership and governance skills, and a strong understanding of technology. With his hands-on approach, Robert will be a welcome addition to our Board at a time when the Company’s international growth is accelerating”.
Robert will also Chair the Board’s Audit and Risk Management Committee.
For more information please contact:
Plexure Group Limited
Phone: +64 21 667 210
Email: [email protected]